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Vim 6.4 broke after adding plugin file to runtimepath

I am working on a group server and using Vim 6.4 there. And because admin there doesn't let us install new software or having any plugin-manager, I have to manually add those plugin files to ...
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Version conflict between vi and vim

I installed some plugins which is supported above vi version 7.4. When i open files with vi command its will show the plugin not supported with version 7.3. After that i was opened with vim command ...
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Why is the version of Vim displayed by 'apt' different from the one displayed in Vim?

These the output of the commands to check which version of Vim I am using on Devain Jessie and Debian Sid I have checked my systems - Output of debian jessie :python import sys; print(sys.version)...
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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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Vim compilation requirements for Nvim-R

I use Vim 7.4.521 under Kubuntu 14.04.4. I downloaded and installed Nvim-R 0.9.5 (for Vim >= 7.4.1829) via :so %. Doing the following: $ vim somefile.R on a file containing R code results in Vim ...
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Gundo plugin requires python 2.4 when version 2.7 is installed

I have Python 2.7.9 installed. And now I get the message that the Gundo plugin requires 2.4. Is there a workaround? Here is my vimrc file: set nocompatible " be iMproved, required ...
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Make vim version 7 edit xml files

I'm using old Debian linux an vim version 7.1.314. I would like to edit eclipse .cproject file that build using XML syntax. Currently vim shows not colored information. I found vim plugin that I hope ...
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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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Problems with paths that includes swedish characters

Update I've now also tried this on my Arch setup and everything works fine there. vim --version on that machine says: VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4 (2013 Aug 10, compiled Sep 28 2015 08:49:36) Included ...
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How can I check if Vim is 32 bit or 64 bit? (On Linux!)

How can I find out if the vim I'm using is 32 or 64 bit? I'm using Ubuntu so this doesn't apply to me, I think. Also I checked :version and got this output: VIM - Vi IMproved 7.3 (2010 Aug 15, ...
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How do I tell if Vi or Vim is installed on my Linux distribution?

I use Kubuntu 14.04 with its default installation (bash, Konsole). I want to learn a powerful, all-keyboard, text editor, and settled on one of these: Vi, Vim, Emacs, (and I'll learn Nano since it's ...
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How to check whether Vim is built as a 32-bit or 64-bit application?

How do I check if Vim is compiled as 64-bit or 32-bit from within vimscript? Specifically on Windows.
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Did Vim ever use a different versioning scheme?

In Debian packaging, a version number looks like: x:y~z, where x is called the epoch. According to the Debian policy: It is provided to allow mistakes in the version numbers of older versions of a ...
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How do I know the patch version of my vim?

I have vim 7.4 installed, but I'm not sure what patch level it was at when I installed it. How do I check? vim --version Gives VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4 (2013 Aug 10, compiled Oct 15 2014 16:18:44) ......