I know it's usually the other way around: most questions are about people wanting to have more colors in their terminals. But I have been quite happy with the 16-colors scheme that I set years ago and I wasn't very pleased when I noticed Vim was using its own set of colours instead of the ones I hand-picked.
So what I want is that my Vim looks like this:
not like this:
(Please ignore difference in font sizes and background; I'm only interested in the foreground colors, so I'm showing screenshots taken from different computers: one prior to the upgrade that changed my settings and another with the new color settings.)
I figured I would do this by adding
~/.bashrc. But when I do this, Vim defaults to
set bg=dark, even though that particular line is commeted out in
/etc/vim/vimrc (second screenshot).
I can get a color scheme that's very close to what I'm used to by issuing
colorscheme peachpuff in
~/.vimrc, but then it breaks