Downloads of v 0.10.1:


Last Update:

26 Aug 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ken Steen


foss vifm vi vim file manager


0.10.1 | Updated: 26 Aug 2019



Downloads of v 0.10.1:


Software Author(s):

  • Ken Steen

Vifm 0.10.1

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install Vifm, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Vifm, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Vifm, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade vifm -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade vifm -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure vifm installed
    name: vifm
    state: present
    version: 0.10.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'vifm' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.10.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: vifm,
    Version: 0.10.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller vifm
   Name     = 'vifm'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.10.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'vifm':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.10.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install vifm version="0.10.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 27 Aug 2019.


Vifm is a ncurses based file manager with vi like keybindings, which also borrows some useful ideas from mutt. If you use vi, vifm gives you complete keyboard control over your files without having to learn a new set of commands.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath   = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'vifm'
  url            = ''
  url64bit       = ''
  checksum       = '4CCC6FA94AE14C88E29E414090D234F539C2DB230F1931CD7C14FC1AF2569E27D2038BCD6D32C5C38CCD1A33F37AA63DB99CBE0B22512ADBD4A01449873AC6D4'
  checksumType   = 'sha512'
  checksum64     = '4F41322204F7C50833BD5886F4AAFA2BBB92576289BA4FEF0B40382E20C19359A9D83BE842C4ABB1EC2CB78876F5EC0767FC58971697CDFF431A55AD7C4246D6'
  checksumType64 = 'sha512'
  unzipLocation  = $toolsPath
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

# exclude generate shim(s)
$ignoreWinHelper = 'win_helper.exe.ignore'

if ((Get-ProcessorBits 64) -and ($env:chocolateyForceX86 -ne 'true')) {
    $zipName = [System.IO.Path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($packageArgs.url64bit)
    $zipName = [System.IO.Path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($packageArgs.url)

New-Item "${toolsPath}\${zipName}\${ignoreWinHelper}" -type file -force | Out-Null

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Vifm 0.10.0 350 Thursday, February 21, 2019 Approved
Vifm 0.9.0 663 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Vifm 0.9.0-beta 289 Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Exempted
Vifm 0.8.2 384 Monday, February 20, 2017 Approved
vifm file manager 0.7.7 845 Thursday, September 18, 2014 Unknown
vifm file manager 0.7.6 465 Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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