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I would like to uninstall the vi text editor which is pre-installed in Ubuntu. How would I achieve that?

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Try to remove vim-tiny in the terminal:

sudo apt-get remove vim.tiny
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you beat me to it :) – Lynob Feb 9 '14 at 16:16
instead of hyphen use dot – Mina Eid Feb 9 '14 at 16:19

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