Vis Command line Text Editor

Vis is a free and open source screen oriented command line text editor for Linux. It comes with combining the strengths of vi(m) and sam, text management, interactive filter, Unicode support, syntax highlighting, theme, file and window management and it uses Lua API for in-process extensions. It uses Lua for configuration and scripting purposes and also comes with normal, operator pending, insert, replace and visual mode.

Vis Text Editor

How to Install Vis on Ubuntu

To install the Vis text editor, run below command in your terminal (ctrl+alt+t) application.

sudo apt install vis -y

After the successful installation of Vis, run below command to open it.


For the complete vis usage details run below command.

man vis
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