Vimtutor blank?

Marius Gedminas marius at
Thu May 1 13:10:14 UTC 2008

On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 02:14:39PM +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> Can someone install and fire up vimtutor to check that it is indeed
> empty before I file a bug?

Do you see any error messages briefly flashing by?

> It is installed with:
> sudo apt-get install vim-runtime

Note that Ubuntu comes with vim-tiny preinstalled.  It has most features
disabled to save space, and is not powerful enough to handle vimtutor.
'sudo apt-get install vim' and try vimtutor again.

I suppose you could report a bug asking that vimtutor should say why it
doesn't work if you don't have a non-crippled vim variant installed.

Marius Gedminas
<phrakture> i learned vim by reading the source code.  am I hardcore yet?
<Axioplase> phrakture: not enought yet... read it rot13'd, and you'll be
            hardcore ^^
<phrakture> I read it as analog output on an oscilliscope
<mgedmin> rot13, bah, try reading the gzipped source tarball
<Zathrus> encrypted.
<lack> standing on your head.
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