vi text editor

Asked by guiseppeMINUTOLO

I have just started with a linux laptop i'm looking for vi text editor. Is it already install if so how do I get to it. If not where do I go to download the correct vi editor.

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tomdean (tomdean) said :

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and vi is in /usr/bin.

> which vi

If you do not have it, you can do
sudo apt-get install vi

Tom Dean

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codemaniac (arijit.dutta) said :

vi is shipped with default Ubuntu or any other linux installation generally .

As suggested above ehich command will show you the installed path of vi binary .
Try opening up a file in vi / view
vi filename

However if you need some extended features of vi , you need to install vim .

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