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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install helix --classic

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Channel Version Published

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
  • 30 March 2024 - latest/stable
  • 25 May 2024 - latest/edge


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