Questions tagged [linux-debian]

For questions specific to using vim on the Debian operating system. Note that unless your question is specific to Debian, you should use the more general "Linux" tag

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Vim Jedi Plugin — Add .sage filetype

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E138: Can't write viminfo file $HOME/.viminfo! root $HOME not set in vim

When I :q vim on my debian root account (not even writing), it always displays an error message: E138: Can't write viminfo file $HOME/.viminfo! .viminfo didn't exist, so I created it and checked ...
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Vim on Debian, configuration issues

I have been working with a stock vim configuration for a long time. I want to modify just a couple of settings. I don't want to lose the rest of the default configuration. If I create a new .vimrc I ...
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how to install vim with python support for debian strech

I installed debian strech two days ago. I installed vim and configured some plugins. I always encountered the following error while opening any file: vim app.py Error detected while processing /home/...
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vimtutor not working as expected - how to fix?

Background I've been using Linux for years now and my daily driver is Debian Jessie. I have been using vim for about 2 years but my vim skills are sub-optimal (I still really only use the basics). I'...
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Python integration in Vim on Raspberry Pi

I am relatively new to programming, and I built a mobile computer with a Pi at its heart to learn on the go. Ideally, I would use Vim as my IDE for Python 3. However, every attempt at installation ...
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How to Get syntax highlight of LaTeX in Debian's Vim?

I get no syntax highlight now in Debian's Vim by the workflow which works in Ubuntu 16.04: installation of packages and activating syntax installation apt-get install vim texlive-full activation in ...
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How can I get more features?

My vim version is "huge" without GUI. Nevertheless, it is missing a lot of features like clipboard and python. How can I get a more full-featured version? I read that there is a version vim-nox which ...
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accidental turn of mouse wheel when pasting text

A problem that bothers much my editing work with vim happens when pasting text and the mouse wheel rotates slightly by accident with the result that text is inserted elsewhere in the file under ...
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Ctrl-Key in vim keymaps running on raspbian are not responsive

I'm currently running raspbian (a 7 version, cat /etc/debian_version says 7.8) on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Because I have to edit some of my python files directly on the running system, I copied my ....
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Re-activation of vim-youcompleteme

I recently had an 'rm -rf' related mishap in my home directory ( Ubuntu 14.04 installation ). Vim ( v 7.4.52 ) and the add-on package 'vim-youcompleteme' had been installed prior to the mishap and ...
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VIM behavior in Linux VM

The GVim window is having screen refresh issues in my vmware virtual machine. The problem is very evident when I scroll pages or go to a line or search for words. Pressing Ctrl-k repaints the screen ...
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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?