Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 23 has reached its end-of-life support.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing VIM (Visual editor IMproved or Vi IMproved), an open-source text editor, on Fedora 23.
- We’ll be working as root on a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 23 server. If you need to install vim on Fedora 22, visit this tutorial.
- If you’ve received the error “-bash: vim: command not found” while following any of our other tutorials, following the instructions below will resolve it.
Step #1: The InstallationAs a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
dnf -y updateThen we’ll install VIM (Visual editor IMproved) and any required packages:
dnf -y install vim-enhanced
Step #2: Verify the Application is AvailableNow verify that the application is available by using the following command:
vimRunning that code should result in output similar to the following:
~ VIM - Vi IMproved VIM - Vi IMproved ~ ~ version 7.4.827 ~ by Bram Moolenaar et al. ~ Modified by <email@example.com> ~ Vim is open source and freely distributable ~ ~ Help poor children in Uganda! ~ type :help iccf for information ~ ~ type :q to exit ~ type :help or for on-line help ~ type :help version7 for version info