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A Beginner's Guide to Using ed Editor in Linux (Examples Included)

Aug 02, 2017, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Himanshu Arora)

Did you know what kind of editors existed before screen-based editors like vi and vim came into existence? Well, those were known as line editors. They were used at a time when computers didn't have a video display, meaning interactive editing wasn't possible. One such editor is ed, which was developed way back in 1969.

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