Unnsse Khan wrote on 06.12.2004:
>In context to my recent previous e-mails...
>When I tried to run gvim by appending the -g to vim, manually, I got
>Raven:~ untz$ vim -g E25: GUI cannot be used: Not enabled at compile
>time Raven:~ untz$
>Does anyone know how I can get this working (as gvim is my Holy
>Grail for writing code)?
I described how to compile a GUI version of Vim on my website (in German, but the commands should be self-explaining):
I believe you can also download a precompiled version at
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.