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I am using vi to edit file

vi filea
:e fileb

and :e# to switch between filea and fileb

Now, I'd like to have many files open at the same time and have a way to cycle between them.

:bn does not work; when I type it, nothing happens...

Is there something to add to the configuration file? or maybe a better command

Thank you
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I have actually realized that my version of vim was the default one of my Centos 5 distrob. I installed vim from source and I can now use the :bn command and so on

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