When I write first command I get the "press enter or type command", even if I try to type second one it returns me to the editor mode, even though I would like to stay on console.

I am new vim user.

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I would like to stay on console

You have to press : then. Make sure you also read the corresponding Vim's help topic :h hit-enter

Also, you can switch into Ex mode ("console") permanently with gQ (enter :vi to get back).

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