How to Install vim-nox on Ubuntu 11.10

It is recommended that the vi user, to install vim-nox package on their Ubuntu server. The purpose of vim-nox package is to ensure that the vi text editor behaves as expected. Otherwise you may might facing an experience some strange behaviour in the vi text editor on Ubuntu 11.10.

To install vim-nox on Ubuntu 11.10 linux server, please run the following command :

root@ubuntu11:~# apt-get install vim-nox -y

Example :

root@ubuntu11:~# apt-get install vim-nox -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  liblua5.1-0 libperl5.12 libreadline5 libruby1.8 tcl8.5
Suggested packages:
  tclreadline cscope vim-doc
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  liblua5.1-0 libperl5.12 libreadline5 libruby1.8 tcl8.5 vim-nox
0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 64 not upgraded.
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Get:2 http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main libperl5.12 i386 5.12.4-4 [698 kB]
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Get:5 http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main tcl8.5 i386 8.5.10-1ubuntu1 [1,106 kB]
Get:6 http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/universe vim-nox i386 2:7.3.154+hg~74503f6ee649-2ubuntu3 [1,000 kB]
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Setting up tcl8.5 (8.5.10-1ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/tclsh8.5 to provide /usr/bin/tclsh (tclsh) in auto mode.
Setting up vim-nox (2:7.3.154+hg~74503f6ee649-2ubuntu3) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/vim (vim) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/vimdiff (vimdiff) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/rvim (rvim) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/rview (rview) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/vi (vi) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/view (view) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.nox to provide /usr/bin/ex (ex) in auto mode.
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
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1 comment
  1. naresh
    naresh
    April 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    when i am tring to install the vinnox , on ubuntu11.10 ,it give the messages as ,apt-get install vim-nox , unable to lock the administration directory(/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it

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