Install Veonim - A text editor based on Vim and NeoVim
Veonim is a simple modal IDE built with Neovim and VSCode extensions.
- Support for VSCode extensions (work in progress, but can be tested today at 0.22.0+)
- Aims to be 100% compatible with Neovim
- All vimrc configuration with vimscript/Lua/remote plugins
- All Veonim features are accepted. Use as many or as few IDE resources as you want and customize your workflow.
- Fuzzy search files, buffers, buffer text, project text search (powered by ripgrep)
- Multiple simultaneous instances of Neovim (such as tmux sessions)
- Fully keyboard driven (no mouse support)
- But wait, there’s more! See the User’s Guide.
Putting Veonim to work
First you will need to have nodejs, npm and Git installed on your system, examples:
After this it is necessary to clone Veonim
Next step is to enter directory and install dependencies via npm
Okay, now you can run Veonim, but this is not the most recommended way to use, and being too slow, the settings you set will be lost. This procedure is just to see if everything is right.
Installing on your system
Still inside the Veonim directory, run the command:
Now let’s build his binary:
If you want, first test with the command:
npm run start:release
The binary will be ready in the directory:
./dist/ . So let’s install it in a system directory:
Now let’s make it visible to Dashboard and Launcher, run the commands:
Setting the default software icon
And we create the call file:
Now just look for Veonim in Dash, Laucher, or run via terminal to open it:
- Set font size (Example if it’s Fantasque):
set guifont=SF\ FantasqueSansMono-Regular:h16
- Use file explorer:
- Using Fuzzer file finder:
And many more commands and tips you can find on Veonim’s GitHub homepage:
Also see the user guide for using your personal settings: