Episode 3:05: How to Exit Vim
August 29th, 2022
1 hr 8 mins 44 secs
About this Episode
Coming up in this episode
- Vim stories
- The quick history of
- A snappy Mozilla watch
- Gnome can toggle too
- We take a sip of Cider
0:00 Cold Open
1:48 vim Stories
12:05 vi & vim History
22:13 A Few More Thoughts on vim
39:28 A Snappy Mozilla Watch
42:22 New Features to Gnome
58:23 Community Focus: DistroTube
1:00:32 App Focus: Cider
1:05:33 Next Time: Clear Linux
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- Vim Stories
- There are many guides/shortcut cheatsheets out there. Here are a few that seem good:
History Series on Text Editors -
vi(Pronounced V, I)
- George Colouris
- Bill Joy
- ADM-3A Terminal and the keyboard layout
- Bill also hacked together a temporary, intermediary editor
- 1987 - A limited
viclone STEVIE, the ST Editor for VI Enthusiasts, was born.
- 1988 - Bram Moolenaar took the source for STEVIE and ported it to the Amiga which marked the first release of Vim. It was also known as the "wq text editor" at the time. Most folks take the acronym to mean
viImproved, but originally, it stood for
viImitation. It took on the Improved meaning later in 1993 around version 2.
- Bram Moolenaar
- Bram's Web page
- The original
visource code was released as open source.
- 2020 - Fedora switches from Vim to nano for the default text editor
- June 28, 2022 - Vim 9.0 is released!
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Gnome Can Now...
- Toggle Speakers and Mics in 43!
- Great feedback on our last episode on YouTube
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- Distrotube Vim videos
- Including some tutorial videos part 1 and part 2
We will discuss Clear Linux and the history.
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