VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is an updated and improved version of the
Vi was the first real screen-based editor for UNIX, and is still very popular.
VIM improves on vi by adding new features: multiple windows, multi-level undo, block highlighting and more.
The vim-common package contains files which every VIM binary will need in order to run. If you are installing vim-enhanced or vim-X11, you'll also need to install the vim-common package.