Vim clipboard in vagrant over ssh?
NOTE: if there are tools that you don't know how to use/install, and would need an explain/video on how to do it then checkout the resources for this blog at: https://elrey.casa/info
I love to use vim (as my bio says, and I will link to my .vimrc when it is cleaner 🙃️), ssh, and vagrant. So one of the things I do in a lot of my Vagrant file is add x11 forwarding, below is what you can add to enable it.
One of the things that I haven't been able to find is an article on, is being able to use the vim clipboard module with X11 forwarding. There are some people who are using a hack around with xclip (found here, but it isn't elegant).
So, all I have done is install
vim-gtk3 and use the
-X option when ssh'ing (not in a vagrant box). That is it, below is an asciinema recording of my terminal.
- When I paste the text at the end it is using
- This won't work on windows or osx by default checkout the resources page described above to get X11 fowarding to work for your OS
- here is the Vagrantfile used with the demo