vim on DVD

Tobin Davis gruemaster at
Wed Dec 7 23:33:44 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-12-07 at 23:25 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2011 at 08:39:19PM +0100, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> > it would be nice if we would have the full "vim" binary package
> > installed on the DVD version of Ubuntu. It's not to huge for the DVD
> > version and I often have to install it when using the live CD for more
> > than a few minutes.
> Sounds reasonable to me.  Not having it there seems like an oversight to
> me.  (I've learned to get by with vim-tiny, but boy is it irritating to
> not have syntax highlighting easily to hand.)
> -- 
> Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

Not to mention the cursor movement keys in vim-tiny are wonky.  Pressing
<End> should send you to the end of the line, not change the caps of the
current character (just to name 1 major irritation of mine).

Tobin Davis 

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