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How do I debug my vimrc file?
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As already mentioned, first try vim -u NONE -U NONE -N to make sure your vanilla vim is working fine. Then start vim normally and check :messages from inside vim after the problem, which will show ...

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What are the differences between the vim plugin managers?
13 votes

I especially like VAM for its self-deployment: all you need is your .vimrc and then start vim. So you don't need the To Install line used by most other plugin-managers (the first step of installing ...

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Settings and plugins when root (`sudo vim`)?
-1 votes

Another option is to run sudo -E vim somefile.conf to edit, which will preserve your environment, hence your .vimrc and plugins will be used.

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