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Nemo is not able to directly open a command line programme in the foreground. Therefore, the trick is to instruct Nemo to open a new terminal window and pass vim as an argument. Open a Nemo window and right click on a .tex file. Then select Open With... and Other Application...; in the window that shows up type the following in the Enter a custom command... ...


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I've uploaded a Unicode test file which you should download and then cat in your terminal. E.g.: cat ~/Downloads/Unicode-sample.txt and then use Shift+PgUp and Shift+PgDn in the terminal to verify whether all characters display correctly. If you get the same results in your terminal as opening the original source file in your browser, your font is fine; ...


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I'm not terribly experienced with this, so I'm not sure what the rough edges are, but fbterm works for me on the rare occasion I don't boot into X. It comes with fairly basic gpm-like mouse support, meaning you can select and paste text, but I haven't succeeded in making Vim read the mouse like it would in an xterm. Basically you use a framebuffer driver ...


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I was wondering why can't I just do the following: "sudo apt-get update vim" ? The correct way of running it is sudo apt-get update. This command resynchronize the package index files from server, so that information about new and updated packages is available. The current version of Vim in Ubuntu 12.04 repository is 7.3. So running sudo apt-get ...


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Use the vim help: :h key-notation The corresponding VimDoc page is http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/intro.html#key-notation. A partial reproduction: notation meaning equivalent decimal value(s) ----------------------------------------------------------------------- <Nul> zero CTRL-@ 0 ...



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