Vim is a powerful text editor favored by many sysadmins and developers. The only problem is with power comes with a learning curve. With a variety of commands to use and memorize, starting writing and editing your files in Vim can be a daunting task. Luckily, we at Linux Academy have got your back, with this fun vim cheat sheet in a background image format of basic (and some not-so-basic) Vim commands! Check it out below, and remember to click to see it in its full-size glory!

Vim cheat sheet with commands you need to know

Go beyond the Vim cheat sheet and become a Vim pro with our Vim – The Improved Editor course, and learn how to create and modify a file using Vim with our Hands-On Lab.

3 responses to “A Vim Cheat Sheet Reference Guide”

  1. says:

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  2. Tony says:

    OMG this is so convenient for us newbs learning VIM!! Thank you so much for this!!

  3. Dave Howe says:

    Ctrl-V – visual block mode
    Ctrl-R – redo


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