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Old 08-03-2010
the turn on color in vim editor

how to turn on the color in vim editor."syntax on" is not working for me.
when i do syntax on it only make some of the text basically header files nd functions name in bold.i am working on "secure crt" vim is in /usr/share

i also have .vimrc file in my home folder "~"

Please help me out.

ctrl+] command is also not working in my shell.
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Old 08-03-2010
1. yum install -y vim-enhanced.i686
2. I had to alias vi="vim" in my ~/.bashrc and
3. stick "syntax on" in my ~/.vimrc
4. Re-bash or logout|in and vi smth!
5. Done.

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Old 08-04-2010
hi Habitual,
Thanks for replying , but i entered the first line then its says command not found.

kashish@bng-lnx-shell1:~>yum install -y vim-enhanced.i689
yum: Command not found

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Old 08-04-2010
What's your $TERM set to ?

$ echo $TERM

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Old 08-04-2010
my shell is tcsh and not what shud i do in that case for the 2nd instruction.

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hey agn if u can give your gmail id or yahoo id then we can chat directly to short out this issue..if u agree to this otherwise its fine here too
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Old 08-04-2010

$ TERM=xterm vim

Once vim is open, try 'syntax on' if it's not already in your .vimrc.
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Old 08-04-2010
kashish@bng-lnx-shell1:~>TERM=xterm vim
TERM=xterm: Command not found.

this is the message i got. I am working using SecureCRT and i dont have $ sign after ~ as u can see above. what should i do???

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