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How to debug Go code with Vimspector and delve as root?

I'm debugging some Go code with delve being called from the Vimspector plugin which generally works quite nice. I now have a situation where I would need to debug with being root. I've found this ...
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nvi: how to define a new command to write using sudo

In Vim, I can define the following command for writing a file using sudo: command! W :execute ':silent w !sudo tee % > /dev/null' | :edit! How do I define a similar command in nvi for saving using ...
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Saving a non user file with NeoVim, eg root owned /etc/pulse/default.pa

I am using NeoVim v0.4.3. This is the latest version available in repository. I have an Arch build with the most up to date packages and kernel 5.6.4-arch1-1. Occasionally I edit a file with nvim ...
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How to open a file as sudo from within vim?

After opening vim as normal user. Is it possible to open a new file as sudo user? like for example in :e file.
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How can I automate filetype detection when using sudoedit?

sudoedit/sudo -e is often used for safely editing files as root. The way it works: sudoedit copies the named files to temporary files Then it opens the temporary files using the commands specified by ...
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How do I preserve my colorscheme when I sudo to root?

I have many users who sudo to root to edit certain files. How can I allow each of them to use their own ~/.vimrc file once they have sudo'd to root? In other words. they each want to use their own ...