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How to password protect files in Vim editor

Date 25 May 2020
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Posted By Brittany Day
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Looking to secure your confidential files against unauthorized access? If so, you will want to check out this tutorial on how to password protect files in Vim editor.

Vim is a powerful, feature-rich, highly extensible text editor that is used in all Linux OS. It is available in repositories of nearly all major Linux distributions. Because of its performance and low memory consumption, it is the top choice of most Linux users. One useful feature of the Vim editor is its built-in support for encryption. It is very helpful particularly in a multi-user environment where you can encrypt your files so that no one can access your confidential information.

In this article, we will be going to discuss how you can password protect your files in Vim editor. We have used Debian 10 OS for explaining the procedure mentioned in this article.

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