Pro Vim pp 269-275 | Cite as

Terminal Integration

  • Mark McDonnell
Chapter

Abstract

Although there are graphical user interface (GUI) versions of Vim, the original software was designed primarily around running Vim from the terminal environment. You’ll typically find that when you become comfortable using Vim, your workflow naturally tends to shift toward working more and more within the terminal environment as well. You’ll start to take an interest in more Unix/Linux-based commands (such as navigating through your file system and manipulating files and content), instead of using a separate suite of GUI applications.

Keywords

Background Process Shell Script Unix Command External Command Shell Command 
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Copyright information

© Mark McDonnell 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark McDonnell
    • 1
  1. 1.EssexUnited Kingdom

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