vim + clipboard facilities : turned off? How does one enable them?

Athmane Madjoudj athmanem at
Sat Nov 27 19:17:07 UTC 2010

On 11/27/2010 07:50 PM, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> Hello,
> I was looking for a method to send text from a vim buffer to the system
> clipboard. I came across this[1].
> The fedora Vim package has clipboard facility disabled:
> [ankurGuest at 070905042 PhD]$ vim --version | grep -i clipboard
> -clientserver -clipboard +cmdline_compl +cmdline_hist +cmdline_info
> +comments
>   -xterm_clipboard -xterm_save

gvim from vim-X11 package has this feature enabled

$ gvim --version | grep -i clipboard
+clientserver +clipboard +cmdline_compl +cmdline_hist +cmdline_info 
+xsmp_interact +xterm_clipboard -xterm_save


Athmane Madjoudj

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