Getting Vim with `+clipboard` support

Many systems ship with a version of Vim that was compiled with the -clipboard feature disabled, which is a damned nuisance! Being able to access the system clipboard from Vim is an essential feature. Let’s look at a few ways of getting the +clipboard feature on OS X and Ubuntu.

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Join the Vim community on gittip

Gittip is a way to give weekly cash gifts to people whose work inspires you. If you’d like to support the people who help make Vim awesome, why not sign up and join the Vim community? (We need 13 more members to hit the 150 threshold.) I’ve set up a weekly gift for Tim Pope, whose Vim plugins I use every day.

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I’d like to thank everyone who responded to my recent survey about supporting Vimcasts via a subscription model. I’ve taken your feedback on board and have decided to keep producing free Vimcasts. I can cover this site’s running costs and support myself by teaching Vim classes and producing longer video tutorials to sell.

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Navigating Ruby Files with Vim

I’ve been collaborating with thoughtbot to produce three screencasts about Navigating Ruby Files with Vim. There’s 40 minutes of material in total, and it’s available from today. You can purchase these videos for $19, but they will also be available to thoughtbot Prime subscribers. Check out learn.thoughtbot.com for more details.

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Should Vimcasts go Pro?

I’ve just published episode 50 of Vimcasts. That feels like a significant milestone and a good time to consider the question: what’s next?

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Vimprint - a Vim keystroke parser

I sometimes get asked what software I use to reveal the Vim keystrokes in my video tutorials here on Vimcasts.org. The fact is that I add them by hand in post-production. It’s not fun!

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Talks from VimLondon now on Vimeo

At the April Vim London meetup, we managed for the first time to record and publish videos of the talks. Check out the VimLondon Vimeo page to see all talks from our April and May meetups.

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I was pleased to be invited to chat with Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen on the GitMinutes podcast recently. It’s now live! Head over to Episode #8 of Git Minutes and have a listen.

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Practical Vim is a best-seller!

One year ago today, Practical Vim was released as a beta book. I’m thrilled with how the book has been received and I’d like to thank everybody who has purchased a copy. After a year of sales, I’m happy to report that Practical Vim is a best-seller!

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I always announce my Online Vim Masterclasses here on the Vimcasts blog as well as on Twitter. Some of you have indicated that you’d prefer to get announcements in your email inbox, so I’ve set up a mailing list for announcements. Sign up for the newsletter and you’ll be the first to hear about upcoming Vim classes.

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