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Vim Tux (Install)


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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/7/2017.

Used libraries: Perl 5.24.0, Python 2.7.12, Python 3.5.2, Racket 6.6, Ruby 2.3.0, Lua 5.3.3, Tcl 8.6.4, libXpm.
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To install Vim Tux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vim-tux.install --version 8.0.0584

To upgrade Vim Tux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vim-tux.install --version 8.0.0584


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'vim-tux.install'
    $destDir = Join-Path $ENV:ProgramFiles "Vim\vim80"
    $url = ""
    $url64 = ""
    $checksum = ''
    $checksum64 = ''
    $checksumType = 'SHA512'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $destDir $url64 `
    -Checksum $checksum -ChecksumType $checksumType -Checksum64 $checksum64
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "-create-batfiles vim gvim evim view gview vimdiff gvimdiff -install-popup -install-openwith -add-start-menu" "$destDir\install.exe" -validExitCodes '0'
    Write-Output "Build provided by - consider donating to help support their server costs."
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'vim-tux.install'
    $destDir = Join-Path $ENV:ProgramFiles "Vim"
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "-nsis" "$destDir\vim80\uninstal.exe" -validExitCodes '0'
    Remove-Item $destDir -Force -Recurse

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  • Developer: vim team


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1587 128 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 waiting for maintainer
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1578 8 Saturday, June 22, 2019 waiting for maintainer
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1566 262 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1557 140 Monday, June 17, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1536 86 Sunday, June 16, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1523 132 Friday, June 14, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1515 195 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1511 233 Monday, June 10, 2019 approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.1.1455 302 Monday, June 3, 2019 approved
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