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printVim 8.0 released after more than a year since it was last released. This release gives you interesting new features, such as channels, JSON, Jobs, Timers, Partials, Lambdas, Closures, Packages and more. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. Vim 8.0 Update Jobs DirectX support for Microsoft users Support for asynchronous I/O, channels, JSON New style testing Lambdas and Closures Partials Packages estamp Timers (asynchronous) Support for GTK+ 3 Viminfo merged by tim See changelog for complete lists How to install Vim 8.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 and other Linux OSes On Ubuntu 16.04 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/vim sudo apt update sudo apt install vim Remove Vim 8.0 sudo apt remove vim sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:jonathonf/vim On Debian and Linux Mint sudo apt install ncurses-dev wget https://github.com/vim/vim/archive/master.zip unzip master.zip cd vim-master cd src/ ./configure make sudo make install vim On RHEL, CentOS and Fedora yum install ncurses-devel wget https://github.com/vim/vim/archive/master.zip unzip master.zip cd vim-master cd src/ ./configure make sudo make install vim Related PostsHow to install Atom 1.8.0 Text Editor on Ubuntu 16.04Wireshark 2.0.2 releasedDVDStyler 2.9.6 Authoring Tool releasedWine 1.7.40 released with support for kernel, MSI patchesGoogle Chrome 41.0.2272.76 stable releasedRelated: Debian wheezy 7.8 released