Last Updated on March 27, 2023 by mishou

I. What is Bob?

Bob is a cross-platform and easy-to-use Neovim version manager, allowing for easy switching between versions right from the command line.

II. Installation

Build prerequisites


Refer to


Refer to How to install CMake on Ubuntu



If you are on Ubuntu, refer to How to install clang on Ubunut?

Installing Bob with cargo

Run the following in the terminal:

cargo install --git

You can learn other way to install Bob here:

III. How to use Bob

Install 0.8.0

bob install 0.8.0

Use 0.8.0

bob use 0.8.0

Show a list of versions

bob ls

Open Neovim


To be continued.

By mishou

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