The vim configuration of an avid Vim user. Go to for screenshots and to download the .vimrc

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Vim configuration file

Based on but with some modifications.

Move the included vimrc.txt file to your ~ and rename it to .vimrc The vim file is site/vimrc.txt in this repository.

Ubuntu/Debian based distros

sudo apt-get install vim-gtk git

Install dependency:

sudo apt-get install ctags

mkdir -p ~/.vim/{backups,bundle,tags,undo}

git clone ~/.vim/bundle/Vundle.vim

cd ~/.vim/bundle/Vundle.vim/

git reset --hard 50cd52f2ad34096dac77b0fc673031c0d367d357

cd -

sudo apt-get install ctags

vim +PluginInstall +qall

NOTE: Vim might complain on startup. Just edit .vimrc and remove some stuff as required if that happens.

Luna-term error:

If vim complains about luna-term, do this:

Download the luna distribution (as zip archive, see github)

Move colours/luna.vim to .vim/colors directory in your home directory. Move colours/luna-term.vim to your .vim/colors directory aswell.

Version used for above:

Installing powerline font for Vim powerline

NOTE: tested on Debian, Ubuntu and Trisquel


mkdir -p ~/.fonts/ && mv PowerlineSymbols.otf ~/.fonts/

fc-cache -vf ~/.fonts

mkdir -p ~/.config/fontconfig/conf.d/ && mv 10-powerline-symbols.conf ~/.config/fontconfig/conf.d/