How to return to shell without leaving vi editor?




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How to return to shell without leaving vi editor?..

Answer / prakash

In the vi Press 'Esc' and ':' then Type 'shell'
And you can go to shell and do different commands.
To return to vi editor type 'exit' in shell prompt.

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How to return to shell without leaving vi editor?..

Answer / ali ahsan

There are many ways to return to shell without closing Vi
editor.some of them are as follows

1
:sh to exit to your default shell.
$ exit at the shell prompt will return you to vim.

2

control-z
will suspend the process and get back to your shell

fg
will resume (bring to foreground) your suspended vim

3

:!bash(or :sh)
followed by:

control-d

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