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Date:      Thu, 16 Sep 1999 17:09:55 +1200 (NZST)
From:      Jonathan Chen <jonc@logisticsoftware.co.nz>
To:        Langa Kentane <evablunted@earthling.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD <Freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: NVI Recover Prog Messages
Message-ID:  <Pine.SC5.4.10.9909161705190.20531-100000@kiwi.logisticsoftware.co.nz>
In-Reply-To: <000101beffa5$a4d12810$1ba8ef9b@impakt>

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On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Langa Kentane wrote:

> I installed my FreeBSD 3.2-R yesterday and have since got about 25 of these
> messages about some files being saved for recovery.  I tried to changed my
> shell yesterday but had problems with VI and am still preparing to learn how
> to edit in vi.  I could not exit vi so I stopped the process and went and
> killed it about 5 min later.

When you kill vi, it will save a session that you can recover (some
of the time). The editor will email you about it.

And the way to quit vi is to hit:

	<ESC> : q

Jonathan Chen
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