Step 1: Install the awesome vim-colorschemes
If you’re using vim + vundle like me:
" add to .vimrc Plugin 'flazz/vim-colorschemes' :PluginInstall
Step 2: Choose your colorscheme
There’s a pretty cool site that aggregates most of the available colorschemes on github and previews them for you. You can check them out at vimcolors.com
Step 3: Install your colorscheme
Most colorschemes are pretty easy to install. To get you started, you can clone flazz/vim-colorschemes and just copy the
colors/*.vim into your
If you do a simple
ls -all on the newly copied
~/.vim/colors, you should see something like:
win9xblueback.vim wintersday.vim winter.vim wombat256i.vim wombat256mod.vim wombat256.vim
This tells you what colorschemes are available for you to use.
Step 4: Use it!
In my case, I’ve chose to install the awesome CandyPaper color scheme by first copying its
colors/CandyPaper.vim into my
Then, all I need to do is in my vim, run:
And I’m all set!
Remember to add this in your
set t_Co=256 colo CandyPaper