Question: I like Vi style of editing and I’m very comfortable with Vi commands. How do i use Vi style line editing in Unix command line?
Answer: Execute set -o vi at your Unix shell to enable Vi style editing.
Question: How do I find out what Unix shell I’m currently running? Can you also explain how can I change my Unix shell both temporarily and permanently? (For example, from bash to tsh).
Answer: You can achieve these using $0, exec, chsh -s. In this article, let us review how to do these in detail.
This is a guest post written by SathiyaMoorthy.
Enabling thesaurus option for vi / vim will help you to choose alternate words from thesaurus. For example, while typing “important”, you may prefer to use a different word than “important”. Wouldn’t be nice if vi can give you few alternative words such as: “valuable” or “substantial” or “significant”?
This article explains how to use vi / vim effectively by enabling thesaurus option in three steps.
This article is part of the ongoing Productivity Tips for Geeks series. cd is one of the most frequently used command during a Unix session. In this article, I’ve provided 6 cd command hacks, which will boost your productivity instantly and make it easier to navigate the directory structure from command line.
This article will explain the sequence in which the following files are executed:
In the previous article, we discussed about Linux environment variables PS[1-4] and PROMPT_COMMAND. If used effectively, PS1 can provide valuable information right on the command prompt.
In Tomb Raider, Angelina Jolie has all the gadgets and weapons at her finger tips to solve the mystery in style. While the gadget and style of Angelina Jolie is hard to match, at least let us try to make the good old Linux prompt very functional and stylish using the 10 examples provided in this article.