Installation

Prerequisites

Install

There are a few ways to install LunarVim.

Stable

No alarm or surprise:

bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lunarvim/lunarvim/master/utils/installer/install.sh)
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Rolling

All the new features with all the new bugs:

LV_BRANCH=rolling bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lunarvim/lunarvim/rolling/utils/installer/install.sh)
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You can use this helper script to get the latest neovim binary as well:

bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/LunarVim/LunarVim/rolling/utils/installer/install-neovim-from-release)
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Make sure to check the troubleshooting section if you encounter any problem.

Tips for users in Mainland China

Connection issues may cause installation failures. To avoid them when downloading content from GitHub, please use a mirror.

For example, GitHub Proxy Mirroropen in new window is a fast mirror for accessing github content. Add the following lines to /etc/hosts to accelerate your installation.

mirror.ghproxy.com github.com
mirror.ghproxy.com raw.githubusercontent.com
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Uninstall

You can remove LunarVim (including the configuration files) using the bundled uninstall script

bash ~/.local/share/lunarvim/lvim/utils/installer/uninstall.sh
# or
bash <(curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lunarvim/lunarvim/master/utils/installer/uninstall.sh)
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Last Updated: 11/24/2021, 2:01:48 PM
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