I had this exact problem last week trying to get it to work within eTerm -
there is a set of lines that need to be added to you .vimrc depending on
whether you have 16 colour or 8 colour support.
while in vim and follow the instructions there.
Senior Technical Analyst
IONA Technologies PLC
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Smyth [mailto:JSmyth at Braxtel.com]
> Sent: 06 September 2000 16:06
> To: 'ilug at linux.ie'
> Subject: [ILUG] Vim colour support
>>> I read Ken's wonderful Vim tutorial stuff at the weekend to try to reduce
> the overhead of nedit on my system for stuff like mail and general config
>> Why does mutt look all colourful in my rxvt but vim is just beige
> and black
> (my chosen rxvt), with underlines and bolds instead of blues and
> pinks when
> I do a :syntax on?
>> (RH 5.2, haven't recompiled vim, man page seems to suggest colour's on by
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!