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August 24th, 2008, 05:26 AM
hello , I've used vimtutor a while back and just had to type it in the terminal and it started . since then I've switched from ubuntu 7.10 to 8.04 and now when I type "vimtutor" vim starts but is empty . I went into synaptic and searched for vimtutor and it's supposed to bundled with vim . Thank You tombo465
August 24th, 2008, 05:40 AM
Moved to ABT (Absolute Beginner Talk) :)
August 24th, 2008, 06:27 AM
you could try to remove vim and then reinstall incase the tutor file was somehow lost in the upgrade.
i just ran vimtutor on 8.04 so it does work on it.
sudo apt-get remove vim
sudo apt-get install vim
August 24th, 2008, 12:31 PM
Vimtutor gets his file from this location: /usr/share/vim/vim71/tutor/tutor
I think it comes along with the vim-full package:
sudo apt-get install vim-full
September 3rd, 2008, 03:05 AM
Thanks Nepherte that was the ticket !! kind of strange, when i loaded vim from synaptic i looked and looked for anything else vim related that might have been missed and i do not recall seeing vim-full . must have missed it i guess . Thanks again for your help I'm quite the newb!
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