[Novalug] vi/Ubuntu question
bdalzell at qis.net
Thu Apr 1 02:16:36 EDT 2010
On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, cmhowe at patriot.net wrote:
> Why did Ubuntu not include vi in Karmic? I want it back.
> I've asked how to get it back before, but I've lost the instructions. My
> apologies, but somebody, please repeat it.
>From Desktop Top bar with mouse
System >Administration > Synaptic Package Manager
enter your password when requested.
in the quick search window enter vi
choose "vim" from the list of things that appear - use your mouse to "mark
for installation" then click the apply button at the top.
you can then launch it from a terminal by typing vim
alternatively from a terminal
sudo apt-get install vim
enter your user pass word when requested.
answer y to any questions it may as.
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