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Installs and configures vim


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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Oct 29th 2016
This version is compatible with:

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'hhg-vim', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add hhg-vim
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install hhg-vim --version 0.1.0

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hhg/vim — version 0.1.0 Oct 29th 2016


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with vim
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how


This module configures vim on Debian based systems.

Module Description

This module manages installation and configuration of vim on Debian based systems.


What vim affects

  • Insall vim and manages /etc/vim/vimrc.local

Setup Requirements

  • None.

Beginning with vim


Using default values

class { '::vim': }

Using available parameters

class { '::vim':
    syntax => true,
    background => 'light' }


Public Classes

  • vim: Main class, includes all other classes.

Private Classes

  • vim::install: Handles the packages.
  • vim::config: Handles the configuration files.



Enable/disable syntax highlightning in vim.


Sets the background scheme for vim (possible values: dark and light).


This module has been built on and tested against Puppet 4.

The module has beent tested on Debian Jessie.