vimrunner, your installation of Vim needs to be compiled with
To check if your
vim installation has it already
[[ -n "`vim --version | grep client`" ]] && echo "Installed" || echo "Not installed"
If it does, you don’t need the rest of the psot
To do this, follow these instructions:
hg clone https://vim.googlecode.com/hg/ /tmp/vim cd /tmp/vim ./configure --with-features=huge--enable-gui=auto make sudo make install
Open a new terminal and run the command above again to see if clientserver is there. If it isn’t, you might need some dev dependencies installed.
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev libgnome2-dev libgnomeui-dev \ libgtk2.0-dev libatk1.0-dev libbonoboui2-dev \ libcairo2-dev libx11-dev libxpm-dev libxt-dev
sudo yum install libXt.i686 libXt-devel.i686 \ libXpm.i686 libXpm-devel.i686 \ libX11.i686 libX11-common.noarch libX11-devel.i686 \ ghc-cairo-devel.i686 cairo.i686 \ libgnomeui-devel.i686 \ ncurses.i686 ncurses-devel.i686 ncurses-libs.i686 ncurses-static.i686 \ ghc-gtk-devel.i686 gtk+-devel.i686 \ gtk2.i686 gtk2-devel.i686 \ atk-devel.i686 atk.i686 \ libbonoboui.i686 libbonoboui-devel.i686
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