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How to find malformed - corrupted - dos - BOMByte Files in Linux

I've several problems maintaining large production servers, in which some developers drop files from Windows environments, sometime with BOM-bytes (We use UTF8, and no need for that), causing lots of ...
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Creating a global Vim configuration, including separate configuration files for plugins?

I use Arch Linux (ARM, but irrelevant) on a server machine, and I want to create a global configuration for Vim, based on my current personal configuration. I have already moved my ~/.vimrc to ...
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strftime returning time for wrong timezone

I'm trying to get "dts" to echo the current local time in vim (cygwin under Windows 7) byt the output is GMT+1 instead of the localtime (GMT-7). My abbreviation works fine on other machines, but I ...
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Nerdtree, Rake 'require' cannot load file error

Gents, When trying to install NERDTree, I get the following error, suggestions? Running from an AWS Amazon linux ami: drwxrwxr-x 2 ec2-user ec2-user 4096 Apr 2 10:33 autoload drwxrwxr-x 2 ...
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Edit a remote file in Vim with sudo when ssh root login is disabled

I am trying to determine a way to edit remote files in Vim that require sudo, but still use my local vim config and plugins. Currently I can open vim and :e scp://me@server//some/root/file and make ...
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SSHFS LOOKUP() errors

I'm newer in using sshfs. I realize that when I edit a file in sshfs mount point, the save command is very slow. I did put the debug option "-o debug", and this erros are showed at save command: ...
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CentOS-Like configuration of Vim on Ubuntu

Whenever I use a CentOS System, there's always a pleasant configuration of vim which mainly does the following: Remembering position of closed files Colour mode (!!!) Bash has colours There's lots ...