Vimtutor blank?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu May 1 13:19:29 UTC 2008

2008/5/1 Marius Gedminas <marius at>:
> 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?

No, the only thing flashing by were the beautiful LSD-inspired clouds
I always see.

>> 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.

Hey, that worked! Thanks.

> 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.

I will do that. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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