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After I upgraded to 11.10, I've had a weird problem with gvim. Every time I start gvim, all my keyboard input to gvim is delayed by several seconds.

This problem usually goes away after attempting to use gvim for a while, but then appears again on new windows.

I'm running the gnome-classic desktop with ibus.

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I found a workaround at this blog.

Using gvim -f doesn't have this problem, apparently, so aliasing gvim to setsid /usr/bin/gvim -f works. For bash, you can put

gvim(){ setsid /usr/bin/gvim -f "$@"; }

in your .bashrc.

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