PPA description

Backport of Vim from as far upstream as will build.

Missing a feature? Try a larger build (vim-gtk3, vim-nox).

Packaging files are based on "latest" Debian/Ubuntu with adaptation to re-introduce features removed since Xenial.


I won't be packaging each and every patch version on release unless it has an obvious impact on the Linux version; it's just not time-effective. If you want more frequent updates, use ppa:jonathonf/vim-daily.

(Also: check out the credit on 8.0.0005 ;)


Total downloads at 2018-07-10: 274,155 (based on vim-common) = 762 per day
Total downloads at 2018-05-25: 239,092 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads at 2018-04-16: 200,639 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads at 2017-12-20: 126,381 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads at 2017-09-26: 88,570

Total downloads of 8.1.0115: 6,784 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads of 8.0.1625: 9,664 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads of 8.0.1349: 5,548 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads of 8.0.1207: 4,747 (based on vim-common)
Total downloads of 8.0.0786: 3,090
Total downloads of 8.0.1008: 1,884


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Adding this PPA to your system

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vim
sudo apt-get update
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For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Jonathon F.

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Overview of published packages

115 of 15 results
Package Version Uploaded by
powerline 2.6-1~16.04.york0 Jonathon F (2018-02-20)
powerline 2.6-1~14.04.york0 Jonathon F (2018-02-20)
vim 2:8.1.0280-0york1~18.10 Jonathon F (2018-08-14)
vim 2:8.1.0280-0york1~18.04 Jonathon F (2018-08-14)
vim 2:8.1.0280-0york1~16.04 Jonathon F (2018-08-14)
vim 2:8.1.0280-0york1~14.04 Jonathon F (2018-08-14)
vim 2:8.1.0189-0york1~17.10 Jonathon F (2018-07-16)
vim-addon-manager 0.5.6~16.04.york0 Jonathon F (2017-01-04)
vim-addon-manager 0.5.6~14.04.york0 Jonathon F (2017-01-04)
vim-airline 0.9-1~16.04.york0 Jonathon F (2018-03-07)
vim-airline 0.9-1~14.04.york0 Jonathon F (2018-03-07)
vim-pathogen 2.4-1~14.04.york0 Jonathon F (2017-01-04)
vim-syntastic 3.7.0-1~14.04.york0 Jonathon F (2017-01-04)
vim-youcompleteme 0+20160327+git1b76af4-2~16.04.york0 Jonathon F (2017-01-04)
ycmd 0+20160327+gitc3e6904-1build3~16.04.york1 Jonathon F (2017-03-31)
115 of 15 results

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