The VI Cheat Sheet and Other Reference Guides

I’m the Splunk Marine; meaning I’m both a Splunker and a Marine.  After five months of working at Splunk, I realized some of my core Unix and Linux skills were getting a little rusty.  In a former life, I was a Linux Systems Engineer for a government agency, so it’s important to me to keep those skills sharp.  One of the most important skill sets as a Unix/Linux Systems Engineer, in my opinion, is the ability to utilize a console based text editor.  My editor of choice is VI, although many prefer EMACS.  Many of these console based text editors are quite complicated.  One of the things I do to both remember all the commands for VI and try to …

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