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Replace VI with VIM on Debian 7

Make sure you can access internet before attempting this.
  • Open the terminal
  • apt-get install vim
  • sudo vi /etc/vim/vimrc
Uncomment the "syntax on" line to enable color coding that vim comes with. This will replace vi with vim, if you edit a file with say "vi .bashrc" it should show you color coded text instead of just black and white.


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