Kakoune, A Better Vim · The Kernal
Vim has been the darling child of the Linux community since its conception. Vim is, apart from Vi, probably the most used text editor on Linux. And that’s for good reason. Vim is super fast, extremely efficient, and has very sensible, albeit, hard to adjust to keybindings. But even though Vim is without flaws, it isn’t without some room for improvement. In fact, there is another text editor, that takes the core fundamentals of Vim, and builds on them to make an even better, even more programmer friendly editor. And it is very possible that you’ve never heard of it before. Kakoune is a super fast, easy to adapt to, and very efficient text editor that allows you to do everything that you would need to do in Vim, faster and with less keystrokes. I installed and played around with this editor, and I am going to give the overall rundown of how to use it, some of it’s features, and some things that make it so unique.

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Linux is a family of open source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution (or distro for short).

Distributions include the Linux kernel and supporting system software and libraries, many of which are provided by the GNU Project. Many Linux distributions use the word “Linux” in their name, but the Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to emphasize the importance of GNU software, causing some controversy.


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