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Old 03-12-2014, 12:51 PM   #1
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how to stop kde system messages from showing in vim

When I am using vim, I often see kde messages about ksycoca something or other which overwrite my screen so I have to redraw it with Ctrl-l. I am using xfce on this machine, but it happens also on my laptop running i3, so I guess it is because I am using a kde app like okular?

Anyway, is there a way I can stop these messages from showing up in vim?

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Old 03-12-2014, 04:42 PM   #2
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Try doing something like this:

dmesg -n 1
dmesg -n 1 should disable those messages, at least if they are the messages I think they are.
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The way I read this you do this from a terminal ?
okular somefile &
vim anotherfile
I would think doing this would work (assuming sh type shell):
okular somefile > dust 2>&1
but I gave it a shot and some messages bleed through while some are redirected. So I would guess okular may spawn some new processes. I'll play around a bit and see if I can find a workaround and post if I find something. I find this behavior annoying also.
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Anyway, is there a way I can stop these messages from showing up in vim?
Try "kdebugdialog --fullmode" and pick a noise level. HTH.
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