27 Jul 2013 by dryobates
For nowadays programmers it’s quite difficult to to live without syntax highlighting. Standard 16 colors in console vim isn’t sufficient for comfortable code editing. How to use more of them?
Nowadays even console programs are run in terminal emulator. Most of them has support for 256 colors. I use urxvt . In order to tell programs, that I use 256 color terminal in my .bashrc I set:
For my Vim  it’s not enough. I had to force it to use 256 colors. In .vimrc I set:
From now on I can enjoy with full color palette from solarized schema .
|||rxvt-unicode - terminal emulator with unicode support: http://software.schmorp.de/pkg/rxvt-unicode.html|
|||Vim - modal text editor http://www.vim.org/|
|||Solarized - color schema http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized|