Questions tagged [installing]

Questions about the installation procedure of Vim and potential errors encountered in the process.

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How can I automate checking for new Vim releases on Windows?

Following up my earlier question (How can I install 64-bit Vim on Windows?), I'd like to automate updating Vim. On Linux, I let the package manager and its frontends take care of checking for updates ...
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How can I install 64-bit Vim on Windows?

Vim's Downloads page says the 64-bit version is discontinued: Win64 The 32-bit version of Vim runs fine on 64-bit windows. There was a 64-bit binary, but it wasn't used much and maintenance ...
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Trying to install pathogen, but where?

I make a .vim directory in my home directory. I then made an autoload directory and a bundle directory. I added the pathogen.vim file to the autoload directory. I then added execute pathogen#infect() ...
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Enabling or installing blowfish2 capabilities on VIM 7.4.52

I've read that blowfish2 encryption is available on VIM 7.4.399. For some reason, my version—7.4.52—does not have blowfish2 capabilities (it has blowfish capabilities, though). I used sudo apt ...
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Is there a difference between “sudo apt-get vim” and “./configure --with-features=huge”?

I'd like to install VIM via apt-get, but I'm not sure if I get all of its features. Is there a difference between this, and compiling it from source?
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How to uninstall NeoBundle in OS X?

I was trying to revamp the vim editor so I installed NeoBundle but I didn't like it. How can I uninstall it completely? I followed the installation instructions given in the readme: $ curl https://...
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unable to compile vim with perl support on linux

For some reason my Vim won't compile with perl support. Here are my configure options: ./configure \ --with-features=huge \ --enable-multibyte \ --enable-rubyinterp=yes \ --enable-...
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Is there a source for pre-built patched Win32/Win64 vims?

Turns out my problem with this answer is that I need patch 7.4.143. I can't find any download on vim.org for a Windows patched-vim installer. Is there an official distribution of patched vim 7.4 for ...
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Compiling vim from source just enabling clipboard

I have a Debian 7.0 with gnome, and I am fully satisfied with the standard vim version installed on it, except for the lack of +clipboard and/or +xterm_clipboard. I got the sources using mercurial, ...
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infinite loop when compiling vim from source code

I use two servers, both using redhat, and I need to most of work on server, not on my PC. My sysadmin did not update vim for a very long time, like, system's default vim version is 6.x, which is ...
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How to build vim from sources with GUI support?

I am trying to build vim from source, especially gvim, to get some of the bug fixes that have been plaguing me in the office repository. I can compile vim fine but gvim is not being generated due to ...
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How do I enable profile in vim?

I learned about using :profile here, so I just tried to install vim with profiling enabled. I tried this: ./configure --prefix=/home/username --with-features=profile But in the output from ...
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How do I get +clipboard support in Fedora 20?

It seems to me that neither "+p nor "*p works for me. How can I know if my Vim is installed and set up properly to make them available? And if it's not set up, what can I do to set it up? I'm running ...

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