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NeoVim is a fork of Vim that is focused on adding much-needed modern features. One of the coolest new features of NeoVim is that you can spawn fully-featured terminals inside it. Installing and using NeoVim on Ubuntu is a breeze. I am able to use my Vim configuration and all my Vim plugins without any change with NeoVim!
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neovim-ppa/unstable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install neovim
$ sudo pip install neovim
Note that the config directory for NeoVim is
~/.config/nvim You could create a symbolic link to your
~/.vim for this.
Note that the configuration file for NeoVim is
~/.config/nvim/init.vim You could create a symbolic link to your
~/.vimrc for this.
To start NeoVim:
To open a terminal in NeoVim try
Tried with: NeoVim 0.1.3 and Ubuntu 14.04