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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Helix is a modal text editor inspired by Vim and Kakoune

  • Vim-like modal editing
  • Multiple selections
  • Built-in language server support
  • Smart, incremental syntax highlighting and code editing via tree-sitter
  • Written in Rust

Details for Helix

  • MPL-2.0

Last updated
  • 25 October 2023 - latest/stable
  • Today - latest/edge


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Where people are using Helix

Users by distribution (log)

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 23.10
Debian 11
Debian 12
Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 18.04
pop 22.04
Raspbian 11
Zorin OS 16
CentOS 7
Debian sid
Linux Mint 21.2
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 22.10
Debian 10
Raspbian 10

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