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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Try the command line.
    Code:
    vi --version
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    VIM -Vi Improved 7.2 (2008 Aug 9, compiled Jul 27 2010 14:44:20)

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    It should work fine. Did you gain root privileges before editing file?
    Code:
    su -
    vim /boot/grub/grub.conf
    Press i and edit file. Press : x to save and exit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zhshqzyc View Post
    I don't know how check the version of vi.
    Code:
    $ vi --version
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