MR.OMAR on January 4th, 2010

This used to be the trick to hide folders in unix last time (not sure whether it’s still been used nowadays). Sometimes even the GUI file manager can’t go into the folders due to this unprintable control character.

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MR.OMAR on January 4th, 2010

Another useful feature in vi editor is you can specify how many times you want the command to be executed and it’s applicable to almost all the commands.

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MR.OMAR on January 4th, 2010

Assuming you have some basic knowledge on vi editor and familiar with the basic operation of vi editor. It might come into one stage where you will start asking around on how to copy some text from one file into another file without exitting from the vi editor.

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