How to install a Vim color scheme
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install a Vim editor color scheme named “distinguished“.
1. Default Color Scheme
Default syntax highlight in the “homebrew” profile terminal.
2. Install a new Vim Color Scheme
2.1 Download a new Vim color scheme – “distinguished“. Extracts and move the downloaded
*.vim file to this folder
mv ~/Downloads/vim-distinguished-develop/colors/*.vim ~/.vim/colors/
P.S Create the folders if not exists.
2.2. Edit the
vim ~/.vimrc file, enable the
syntax highlight and set the
colorscheme to “distinguished”.
syntax on colorscheme distinguished
Done, when you start Vim editor next time, by default, syntax highlight is enabled and the “distinguished” color scheme will be used.
3.1 Open a file with Vim editor, the new “distinguished” schema will be applied. See figure below :
To test a color scheme, in Vim editor, switch to command mode, and type
:colorscheme new_scheme. The “new_scheme” is the *.vim files in