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Old 03-17-2004, 04:38 PM   #1
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vim or gvim


Is there a vim or gvim available for Linux. If so is there a download site

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Old 03-17-2004, 04:43 PM   #2
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Do you mean vi editor ("Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi'")???

If so, vim is on every linux distribution. gvim is just a graphical version of vim.
 
Old 03-17-2004, 04:57 PM   #3
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Ummm ... vim is not necessarily on every
install, in Slack vi by default points to elvis :)


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Old 03-17-2004, 04:57 PM   #4
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Yeah I am looking for the gvim .. or a vim that does not give an error for ":gui" etntry in the .vimrc

on Sun Solaris this entry will invoke the gvim when you type vim on commandline. I want the same feature or a seperate gvim

Is there a download site for gvim ?

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Old 03-17-2004, 05:15 PM   #5
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http://www.vim.org/index.php - most every app's got an easily found homepage. Gvim is just a symlink for a GUI-enabled vim.

And elvis is default, but Slack does offer vim, of course.
 
Old 03-17-2004, 05:24 PM   #6
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Your last comment seams not correct !!!!. about symbolic link
Look at the ls output on a SunSolaris Box

ls -lrtc /usr/local/bin/gvim
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root other 785152 Jan 8 2001 /usr/local/bin/gvim*

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Old 03-17-2004, 05:36 PM   #7
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Well, I was speaking of a Slack box - or any Linux I recall.
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1005>> ls -l `which gvim`
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Nov 26 06:57 /usr/bin/gvim -> vim

Though, granted, in Gentoo, it's the other way around.

Let there be: ls -l vim
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Dec 10 10:55 vim -> gvim
 
Old 03-17-2004, 06:02 PM   #8
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Looks like you are a linux addict.. Kiddin :-)

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