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This is ed (the unix text editor) cheat sheet. It lists all the commands and how to do line addressing.
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This is ed - The Unix Text Editor - cheat sheet. One day when I was learning
sed, I got interested if it originated from ed, which got me interested in ed
itself. I find that cheat sheets are a great way to learn new topics and
therefore I created this cheat sheet.

I explain a lot more about how and why I created it in my article "Ed - Unix
Text Editor - Cheat Sheet". This article can be read here:


This cheat sheet was created by Peteris Krumins (
His blog is at  --  good coders code, great reuse.

The cheat sheet is released under GNU Free Documentation License.


The cheat sheet is available in .pdf, .txt (ascii) and .doc (microsoft word)
formats. The latest versions can always be found at:

I'm sorry that I used Microsoft Word to create it, but I was not proficient in
LaTeX back then.


Peteris Krumins

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