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If you let g:ycm_always_populate_location_list = 1, YouCompleteMe will populate vims location list with new diagnostic data. You can jump through the entries in that list with :lnext and :lprevious. You can read more about the location list in the documentation of the quickfix feature (:h location-list or use the online version).
Vim can get close(r) to an IDE in terms of features via various plugins, but it will always remain a powerful text editor with great extension capabilities. So for anything larger than a hobby project, you'll certainly miss IDE features like debugging, variable inspection, refactoring, find usages, etc. But why not have both? It's easy to set up a command ...
Vim can be used to compile using gnu make on the current file - even if there's no Makefile for the file (for more details see here): :make %:r This way vim provides you with access to the quickfix error feedback from the compiler (:help quickfix) list - :cn Next error, :cp Previous error, :cw New window listing errors. If you've not got gnu make then ...
If you are installing netbeans as root, your problem may be due to X not allowing root access to the session (this was the case when I initially attempted to install). The following web page gives a number of different ways to give the root user access to the current X session and also briefly discusses the security issues: ...
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