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Re: [vox-tech] vim question
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Re: [vox-tech] vim question

I loaded vim as vin-gtk so that may be the issue. I always run it 
as vim though.

Yes I do run debian sarge.


On Tuesday 12 November 2002 04:59 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> damn, matt.  you're good!   :)
> i thought rusty used debian though.  this doesn't seem like
> something debian would do...
> pete
> begin Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com>
> > I think some distributions build the vim executable in such
> > a way that the GTK interface is always used by default (i.e.
> > without the -g option and without running 'gvim').  When
> > Rustry tries to edit files as root, the GTK interface fails
> > to connect to the X server so it falls back to the console
> > interface after displaying the warning messages he
> > describes.
> >
> >
> > Matt
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