PacVim – A CLI Game To Learn Vim Commands


Howdy, Vim users! Today, I stumbled upon a cool utility to sharpen your Vim usage skills. Vim is a great editor to write and edit code. However, some of you (including me) are still struggling with the steep learning curve. Not anymore! Meet PacVim, a CLI game that helps you to learn Vim commands. PacVim is inspired by the classic game PacMan and it gives you plenty of practice with Vim commands in a fun and interesting way. Simply put, PacVim is a fun, free way to learn about the vim commands in-depth. Please do not confuse PacMan with pacman (the arch Linux package manager). PacMan is a classic, popular arcade game released in the 1980s.

In this brief guide, we will see how to install and use PacVim in Linux.

Install PacVim

First, install Ncurses library.

On Arch-based systems, install ncurses using command:

$ sudo pacman -S ncurses

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