Better Vi Coloring

On my default Ubuntu server installation vi is very colorful. However, most of colors are so dark that I cannot really see what’s written against dark window background. This is fortunately mitigated by setting background into “dark mode”.

/etc/vim/vimrc
set background=dark

Second issue I faced was inability to copy/paste from other applications without the whole text being indented like crazy. Of course, there is setting for that too.

/etc/vim/vimrc
filetype indent off

With these two settings, my vi was usable again.

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