VIM Advanced Text Editor For Linux

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VIM advanced text editor for Linux is a clone of Vi for Unix.

It's based it upon source code for a port of the Stevie editor for Amiga and released a version to the public in 1991.

Vim is designed for use both from a command-line interface and as a standalone application in a graphical user interface.

Vim is free and open-source software and is released under a license that includes some charityware clauses, encouraging users who enjoy the software to consider donating to children in Uganda.

VIM advanced text editor.

The license is compatible with the GNU General Public License through a special clause allowing distribution of modified copies "under the GNU GPL version 2 or any later version".

It was the fifth most popular development environment in 2018.

Version: 2.8 is available in Debian 9 Stretch repository.
License: Charityware,

Summary of the license:

There are no restrictions on using or distributing an unmodified copy of Vim. Parts of Vim may also be distributed, but the license text must always be included. For modified versions a few restrictions apply. The license is GPL compatible, you may compile Vim with GPL libraries and distribute it.

How to install:

sudo apt-get install vim

Press Enter,

Source code

Developers website

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