How To: FreeBSD install VIM text editor using pkg and ports


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How do I install VIM text editor for my FreeBSD server? I like vim as it is a highly configurable text editor and efficient one. Currently, it has an old version of vi. How can I install vim text editor on a FreeBSD server or desktop?