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Friday, August 31 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Editing with vi: Fundamentals, Part I - Aleksey Tsalolikhin, Vertical Sysadmin, Inc.

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Most people use about 10% of vi's capabilities. Learn the other 90% and increase your speed and enjoyment in text editing. The course covers the history, background and design principles of vi; ALL the vi movement commands; many text alteration commands; and the vi command language syntax. Attendees must bring a laptop with "vi" on it for in-class exercises. No prior experience is required, but 20 year veterans of vi have come out raving how much they learned. vi is the usual editor on Linux systems, and you can save a lot of time by learning to use more of its core features. Student successes: "Aleksey is a dynamic presenter. His engaging style encouraged questions and comments. He was effective in managing time, addressing questions in the order they were asked, and answering every question."


Aleksey Tsalolikhin, Vertical Sysadmin, Inc.

Aleksey has been a UNIX/Linux system administrator for 13 years. Wrangling EarthLink's server farms by hand during growth from 1,000 to 5,000,000 users, he developed an abiding interest in improving the lot of system administrators through configuration management, documentation... Read More →

Friday August 31, 2012 11:00am - 11:45am PDT
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