I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with i3wm. Vim and vim-gtk3 packages are installed.
If I'm in a regular terminal and I start editing a file in vim. I can yank text to the
+ register as expected. However, if I am browsing the filesystem with
ranger, and I use ranger to open a file in vim, I cannot use the
+ register. If I try typing
"+yy to yank a line, I get an error bell when I press
+. The same goes for the
As far as I can tell, everything else is the same about vim. I can't figure out why just the clipboard registers won't function in this specific case.