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How to open new files in a same Vim instance from Midnight Commander?

In Midnight Commander, if Options > Configuration > Use internal edit is unset, MC uses my default editor (which I have set to Vim) instead of Mcedit when I press F4. That is good, but it blocks the file-manager until I exit Vim. To workaround that, I have put type/text Open=xterm -e vim %f & […]

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Linux Mastering Development

How to open new files in a same Vim instance from Midnight Commander?

In Midnight Commander, if Options > Configuration > Use internal edit is unset, MC uses my default editor (which I have set to Vim) instead of Mcedit when I press F4. That is good, but it blocks the file-manager until I exit Vim. To workaround that, I have put type/text Open=xterm -e vim %f & […]