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cannot open display

Last post: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7:07 PM by Support, 1 reply

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 6:55 PM - zhi

cannot open display

when I type the gvim command to open a program file, it shows that Error 233: cannot open display!

Program Ver. : Xshell 4
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7:07 PM - Support

Re: cannot open display

gVim is the GUI vim version. On Xshell, you should use just vim.

Use the -X option to tell vim to not attempt to connect to local X server.

You should use: vim -X

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