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Ensure full version of VIM is installed and syntax/indenting files for puppet code


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Version information

  • 0.1.3 (latest)
  • 0.1.2 (deleted)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0 (deleted)
released Mar 20th 2016
This version is compatible with:
  • RedHat, CentOS, Scientific, Debian, Ubuntu, Solaris

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'theurbanpenguin-puppet_vim', '0.1.3'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add theurbanpenguin-puppet_vim
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install theurbanpenguin-puppet_vim --version 0.1.3

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



theurbanpenguin/puppet_vim — version 0.1.3 Mar 20th 2016


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with puppet_vim


This module is designed to work on NIX based systems to ensure that vim-enhanced is installed ans the correct syntax and indenting files have been added for vim to play nicely with vim.

This has been tested on Solaris 11.2, Ubuntu 14.04, CentOS 6.7 and CentOS 7.2. The module will add syntax and indenting files for vim to their system locations represented by the default $VIM.



  • Files added to subdirs in /usr/share/vim/vim74
  • /etc/vimrc replaced with an orginal copy with additons


  • Files added to subdirecories in /etc/vim
  • New /etc/vim/vimrc.local created


  • Files added to subdirs in /usr/share/vim/vim73
  • /usr/share/vim/vimrc created

The module will also intall vim on Ununtu and vim-enhanced on CentOS. Make sure you use the command vim on CentOS and not vi.