Installing vim 7.3 and gvim on Ubuntu/Debian

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Always comes in handy... This builds Vim with most features, including ruby-support.

sudo apt-get install libncurses-dev libgnome2-dev \
 libgtk2.0-dev libatk1.0-dev libbonoboui2-dev libcairo2-dev \
 libx11-dev libxpm-dev libxt-dev ruby-dev

cd /usr/local/src
sudo su
wget ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/unix/vim-7.3.tar.bz2
tar jxf vim-7.3.tar.bz2
cd vim73/
./configure --with-features=huge --enable-gui=gnome2 --enable-rubyinterp
make
make install

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