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Install Vim on Alpine Linux

Aug 05, 2022 · 1 min read · 38 views · Post a comment

As an improved version of vi, Vim is the most used text editor for the server based environment. Today the aim is to install vim on Alpine Linux.

Prerequisites

  • Alpine Linux
  • sudo privileges

Install Vim on Alpine Linux

Step 1. As always, update the apk packages.

sudo apk update

Step 2. Install Vim.

sudo apk add vim

Step 3. Verify installation.

vim --version

Output:

VIM - Vi IMproved 8.2 (2019 Dec 12, compiled May 22 2022 17:41:25)

Conclusion

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