How to install vim in ubuntu 20.04?

by coty_beier , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 7 months ago

How to install vim in ubuntu 20.04?

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by bobbie.kris , 2 months ago

@coty_beier 

To install vim in Ubuntu 20.04, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T.
  2. Update the package manager's list of available packages by running the following command:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install vim by running the following command:
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sudo apt install vim


  1. Press y and then Enter to confirm the installation.
  2. Wait for the installation to complete.
  3. Once the installation is complete, you can start vim by typing vim in the terminal and pressing Enter.
  4. To exit vim, type :q and press Enter.


Note: If you want to install the latest version of vim, you can add a PPA (personal package archive) and install vim from there. To do this, follow these additional steps:

  1. Add the PPA by running the following command:
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vim


  1. Update the package manager's list of available packages again by running the following command:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install vim by running the following command:
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sudo apt install vim


  1. Press y and then Enter to confirm the installation.
  2. Wait for the installation to complete.
  3. Once the installation is complete, you can start vim by typing vim in the terminal and pressing Enter.
  4. To exit vim, type :q and press Enter.