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How do I use the system clipboard with Vim in Arch Linux? [duplicate]

I am using Vim on Arch Linux through urxvt. Since there is no "Ctrl-V" or "Ctrl-Shift-V" support in urxvt, there is no way for me to paste things I have copied from my browser (let's say) into my vim ...
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How can I build vim with just python 3 support?

I'm on Arch, and recently the vim-python3 and gvim-python3 packages were removed, so I'm working on building vim from source such that the :python command will act as python3. Specifically, I'm doing ...
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How to display Font Awesome in Vim?

I installed ttf-font-awesome in Arch Linux; if I open up a file which contains icons from Font awesome it recognizes the file as utf-8 but the icons are displayed as squares. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to turn off completion (enabled by default in Arch)?

When I install vim from repository on Arch Linux, it has a completion feature that I don't like. What is it called and how do I turn it off? (It is active even with a blank .vimrc.) I would rather get ...
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Maps literally read < and > instead of the actual character

Situation Entire .vimrc: inoremap a <CR> Action: user types ia to enter insert mode and type a Expected result: a carriage return is entered into the document Actual result: the characters &...
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Vim not encoding with UTF-8

I'm using Vim, installed from the Arch Linux repo. I've tried adding set fileencodings=utf-8 and set encoding=utf-8. I've tried with all caps (UTF instead of utf) and putting it in /etc/vimrc and ~/....
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CTRL-V_CTRL-[key], instead of ^[key] gives ^[[27;5;[ASCII code of key]~ in xterm on Arch

For example, Ctrl-v_Ctrl-w gives ^[[27;5;119~ instead of usual ^W. It does behave in such way only on (u)xterm. I've tested it on st, lxterminal, xfce4-terminal and rxvt. I'm also 98% positive that ...
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Cannot set (let) mapleader and use <leader> in global vimrc

I'm using basic version vimrc from https://github.com/amix/vimrc. No problem if I put my vimrc at /home/{user}/.vimrc, but if I put it in /etc/vimrc (arch) or /etc/vim/vimrc (debian), it becomes a ...
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How to use vundle for vim installed from AUR

I'm in a process of completely switching to vim for my development purposes. In order to make it more IDE-like I want to install a couple of plugins and I decided to use vundle as a plugin manager. ...
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Vim adding blank line after each line when pasting from clipboard

When I copy-paste multiple lines from clipboard into my vim, it inserts a blank line after every line. But when I copy in into a text editor first and then copy-paste it into vim, the blank lines are ...
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How to get YouCompleteme to work with kernel headers

I am taking an OS class and we have an upcoming assignment involving Kernel modules. I'm reading Wiley OS text to prepare and they have the below code. I keep on getting an error that the header files ...
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Neovim not showing correct background color

I'm running neovim from a uxterm on arch linux with the solarized color scheme. The issue is that on scrolling only the characters which are non-whitespace are displaying the correct background. ...
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Why does vim create a new file when opening an existing file?

First and foremost, I'm using Arch Linux. I have a file dir/data.tex. I execute this command in terminal (when in the dir directory) $ vim data.tex I get the following output: "indent" [New File] ...
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Prevent colorscheme from changing background color

I've got a sick terminal colorscheme, and i'm using vim-one colorscheme for neovim, what i'd like to do is stop it from changing the background color (since i like my terminals background color more) ...
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How can I delete or ignore a test when compiling vim?

I am compiling vim under Arch linux and it is failing the test "test_netbeans.vim" even though I did not ask for netbeans to be enabled for the build. I tried editing the shared.vim file and removing ...