How to install ctrlp fuzzy finder for vim

John John (304)
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Using a fuzzy finder for vim is life changing. I've used two different fuzzy finders: command T and ctrlp. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, but I prefer ctrlp simply because its easy to install. For more information on ctrlp click here. This guide should work on most versions of OS X and Linux.


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To clone from github:

git clone ~/.vim/bundle/ctrlp.vim

Add the following to your vimrc file:

set runtimepath^=~/.vim/bundle/ctrlp.vim

To edit vimrc type:

vim ~/.vimrc

To restart vim simply close the program and reopen.

Easily protect your data while browsing over an unsecure connection.
Michael Michael (175)

When you're doing anything on your mobile device that uses the internet (and what doesn't involve using the internet nowadays?), then you're connecting to a WiFi router that may or may not be secure.