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3answers
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How do I properly install and organize terminal software on OS X?

I've been learning vim and messing around with installing certain terminal extensions like zsh and tmux. So far I've been installing everything according to their online instructions, and this has ...
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0answers
58 views

OSX Mavericks .zshrc cannot source

I am trying to source my zshrc. It sources fine when before I add this line: . ~/Dropbox/configs/aliases Then I get this: /Users/mkrell/.zshrc:.:13: too many open files: Dropbox/configs/aliases ...
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2answers
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git using different version of vim than zsh

I've got a plugin called YouCompleteMe installed in vim. When vim starts with this plugin installed, it will raise a warning if the version of vim is under the minimum required. I'm using vim ...
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1answer
109 views

Tracing an error message when starting Tmux or Vim

Recently when I start Tmux on my Mac (with Powerline) in iTerm, I get an error git: Permission denied. I also get the error over and over again as I type in Vim (also using Powerline). As you can ...
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0answers
164 views

tmux in zsh with vi mode, toggle cursor shape between normal and insert mode

(note: I wrote this question on stackoverflow, but got flagged as offtopic, so I'm re-writing it here) Here's what I want: Consistent behavior (as much as possible) between Vim, MacVim, zsh with ...
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1answer
146 views

Edit Current Command in Zsh Vi Mode

So I know that you can set vi mode in bash with set -o vi I also know that you can set vi mode in zsh with bindkey -v The vi mode in bash has a great feature that allows you to edit the command ...
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0answers
71 views

Use zsh completion in vim instead of vim one

I like zsh completion where for example I can write f/o/fTab and get folder/other_folder/file.txt (I'm not sure, it's possible feature of oh-my-zsh, not zsh, but it seems that it doesn't matter) Also ...
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0answers
193 views

Can not bring a background running vim to foreground?

If I have a vim running in the background, it seems that I can not bring it back to foreground. Do you have any idea, why?
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2answers
770 views

vim backgroundcolor in tmux - how to force zsh to use screen instead of xterm in tmux

I am having the same problem like the questioner in 256 color support for vim background in tmux. In my normal terminal with zsh, I have no background color issues in vim, but when I run it inside ...
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1answer
676 views

How to bind up arrow in ~/.inputrc (readline) for vim insert mode?

When in Readline apps with vim mode enabled in ~/.inputrc (set editing-mode vi) is there a way to bind the <Up> arrow key in vi-insert mode? To display previous history item, for example. It ...
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1answer
85 views

vim leaves the ouput after quitting

everytime I use vim, it leaves the output of the last file in the terminal. This didn't use to happen before. It used to clean up all the buffer. for example, the current behavior is /Users/snihalani ...
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1answer
95 views

Using / To Search Using ZSH

I like to search my command history using the following keybindings: <ESC>/ Type in command fragment<RET> n => to look backwards in time N => to go forwards This works well when ...
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1answer
702 views

VIM zsh, bash and colors in command line on Ubuntu

I have problem with VIM command line when calling system commands. e.g. !ls, all command output colors aren't parsed by VIM. My system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with VIM 7.3.429 from Ubuntu repositories. ...
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1answer
1k views

Vim doesn't load symlinked .vimrc

I've got a symlinked .vimrc: simont@charmander ~/repositories/config-files [master *] ± $ ls -l ~/.vimrc lrwxr-xr-x 1 simont admin 6 9 May 17:14 /Users/simont/.vimrc -> .vimrc However, vim ...
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1answer
238 views

can I make zsh filename completion work like Vim?

I use setopt menu_complete so that I can hit TAB repeatedly to get different filename completions in zsh. However, I would also like to be able to type: ls ~/*.txt<TAB> and then use TAB to ...
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2answers
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How to reclaim ^S in zsh?

I've found ^S mapped to be the fwd-search key for zsh (ohmyzsh) but I would like to use it in vim for various mappings as well - it seems like the zsh mapping is preventing me from using it now. Any ...
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2answers
885 views

Can I use Vim editing mode on the command line without losing recursive history search?

I'm uzing zsh and, because I'm an avid Vim user, I just switched to using Vim-style editing on the command line. (That means if I type ls foo/bar and decide I want to cd instead, I can hit Esc ^ to ...
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1answer
914 views

colorschemes are messed up in vim (mac OSX, iTerm2, zsh, vim 7.2 and 7.3)

For some reason in vim my colors come out looking weird. There are a few colorschemes that look correct like solarize and one called BusyBee but I'm not sure why most of my other color schemes come ...
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1answer
1k views

How to make the cursor shape dependent on the current Vim mode using iTerm2 on OS X and zsh

I am using zsh and iTerm2 to edit with Vim. I really love the integration and portability, and because of that I have chosen not to use MacVim. But.... I can't work out how to get my cursor to change ...
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3answers
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How do I customize zsh's vim mode?

Ok, so I finally made the great change. In my .zshenv, I changed my EDITOR: export EDITOR=vim There are a couple of questions I have that are so minor that I didn't want to start separate ...
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4answers
1k views

Using VIM keys in shell (zsh or bash)

I want to use vim editing keys in my shell (zsh). With bindkey -v i get VI keys, but i want visual and more advanced key shortcuts (like change inner word (ciw), which i use all the time) btw, is ...