0

In my unix environment when I use gvim to open a file it immediately print the file name onto console. Can someone help me on how to stop gvim from doing this?

$ gvim ~/.cshrc.local 
"~/.cshrc.local" 
"~/.cshrc.local" 2L, 291C$username> 

$ gvim --version
VIM - Vi IMproved 8.1 (2018 May 18, compiled Feb 15 2019 13:18:22)

TIA

0

You could redirect the output of gvim to /dev/null:

$ gvim &> /dev/null ~/.cshrc.local
$

If you don't want to include the redirection every time, you could create an alias:

$ alias gvim='gvim &> /dev/null'
$ gvim ~/.cshrc.local
$
| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.