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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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vimtutor: a built-in 30 minute vim tutorial

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If you want to get a little bit more familiar with vim, just type vimtutor in your terminal. It's likely that you already have it. If not, check with your OS package manager.

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The tutorial is basically a text file opened in vim that you will navigate and edit as you read the instructions. Very meta! :)

The authors say that it should take 25-30 minutes to complete but you can split your learning into even smaller chunks: say, one lesson each day (there are 7 lessons in total).

And finally, I'll repeat an advice from the tutor:

NOTE: Remember that you should be learning by doing, not memorization.
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