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I asked this question in stackoverflow,no answer so I assumed no one knew, I might have a better chance here. I have an interest in playing and fussing with Prolog, I have installed the swi-prolog and added the repository, just in case anyone is interested on which commands I used:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:swi-prolog/stable 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install swi-prolog

How do I actually begin to write Prolog codes on my Linux machine? For my regular programming I use VIM to write/edit/debug and terminal to compile. Can I use vim to write Prolog? How do I compile or use the Prolog interpreter (I think that is what it is called)?

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You may want to look for prolog tutorials using google. There are some like csupomona.edu/~jrfisher/www/prolog_tutorial/pt_framer.html and learnprolognow.org . –  John Kirchner Dec 8 '13 at 1:58
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