[LINUX] Introducing Neovim-Qt, a graphical VIM editor

An orthodox evolution of VIM, a great editor, named Neovim-Qt. It seems to be a modern next-generation graphical Vim, and I heard that it is the No. 1 editor. There is no reason not to use it anyway, so I decided to switch without knowing what was different.

Vimer itinerary

Vim △ Gvim ☓ Neovim ○ Neovim-qt ◎ Now here


sudo apt install neovim-qt



neovim doesn't seem to have a config file .vimrc. It seems to read from ~ / .config / nvim / init.vim, and I created a .vimrc symbolic link.

Create a symbolic link

ln -s ~/.vimrc ~/.config/nvim/init.vim

Font change


Guifont DejaVu Sans Mono:h15

Click here for more information https://github.com/equalsraf/neovim-qt/wiki

Make the plugin available

I'm using Vim Plug, so I'll get the Neovim version of Vim Plug with curl.

curl -fLo ~/.local/share/nvim/site/autoload/plug.vim --create-dirs \


Being able to handle NERDTree as if it were a file manager is the appeal of Gvim in general.

The comparison of this article is easy to understand. https://vim.blue/what-is-neovim/

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