nvim

Neovim, a programmer's text editor based on Vim, provides several modes for different kinds of text manipulation. Pressing i in normal mode enters insert mode. <Esc> goes back to normal mode, which doesn't allow regular text insertion. More information: <https://neovim.io>.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/nvim.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install neovim
Ubuntu
apt-get install neovim
Alpine
apk add neovim
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S neovim
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install neovim
Fedora
dnf install neovim
Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install neovim
OS X
brew install neovim
Raspbian
apt-get install neovim
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/nvim nvim powered by Commando

Neovim, a programmer's text editor based on Vim, provides several modes for different kinds of text manipulation. Pressing i in normal mode enters insert mode. <Esc> goes back to normal mode, which doesn't allow regular text insertion. More information: <https://neovim.io>.

  • Open a file:
    nvim file
  • Enter text editing mode (insert mode):
    <Esc>i
  • Copy ("yank") or cut ("delete") the current line (paste it with `P`):
    <Esc>yy|dd
  • Enter normal mode and undo the last operation:
    <Esc>u
  • Search for a pattern in the file (press `n`/`N` to go to next/previous match):
    <Esc>/search_pattern<Enter>
  • Perform a regular expression substitution in the whole file:
    <Esc>:%s/regular_expression/replacement/g<Enter>
  • Enter normal mode and save (write) the file, and quit:
    <Esc>:wq<Enter>
  • Quit without saving:
    <Esc>:q!<Enter>

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