• Neovim 0.9.4.
  • Nerd Font as your terminal font.
    • Make sure the nerd font you set doesn't end with Mono to prevent small icons.
    • Example : JetbrainsMono Nerd Font and not JetbrainsMono Nerd Font Mono
  • Ripgrep is required for grep searching with Telescope (OPTIONAL).
  • GCC, Windows users must have mingw installed and set on path.
  • Make, Windows users must have GnuWin32 installed and set on path.
  • Delete old neovim folders (check commands below)


git clone ~/.config/nvim --depth 1 && nvim

Non Interactive

  • Clone the repo to the nvim config path.
  • Setup the environment variable NVCHAD_EXAMPLE_CONFIG to n or y Example:
NVCHAD_EXAMPLE_CONFIG=y nvim --headless "+q"


To update NvChad run the following command :

  • NvChadUpdate.


# Linux / Macos (unix)
rm -rf ~/.config/nvim
rm -rf ~/.local/share/nvim

# Windows CMD
rd -r ~\AppData\Local\nvim
rd -r ~\AppData\Local\nvim-data

# Window PowerShell
rm -Force ~\AppData\Local\nvim
rm -Force ~\AppData\Local\nvim-data