I came across some starter kits for nvim. Earlier I tried adding individual plugins and learning all the nvim basics, but since I’m pretty happy with Doom Emacs 1
But Lunar nvim seems stable and provides a lot of functionality out of the box. 👍
prerequisite page asks to ensure that I have
cargo. I knew it a package manager(?) for
rust, but didn’t know whether I could install it standalone. Turns out I can’t.
brew also suggested that I install
rust 😄 which I did.
The installation script asked me whether I wanted to install npm, python and rust dependencies (as if it was optional). I didn’t know what all I might miss if I chose not to install those. My aim was to get a decent nvim setup without having to tinker with manual installations. So I accepted those options.
After that, installation went well.
It created a wrapper script
~/.local/bin/lvim which sets up environment variables, and calls
Best thing is that it also uses
space as a
leader key. So it worked well for my Doom Emacs muscle memory 🎉
It seems to have cool built-in features and sane defaults.
I have since
brew uninstall vim
I also wanted and created an alias for
view command to
lvim -R (which is like
nvim -R but with
lvim configuration loaded, I think.)
view command comes with the OS
/usr/bin/view is a link to
/usr/bin/vim - which I could not remove, even with
sudo. I got
Operation not permitted each time 🤷
For now, I have settled with an alias
I am my fingers are likely to forget, but I will train them 😄
Who knows ? That might change if Lunar Nvim works really well 😆 ↩︎