Tech Notes

This page will contain useful information pertaining to the use and administration of Linux installations.  In the meantime, this .vimrc setting will be useful when editing configuration files with vim:

set nocompatible " be iMproved, required
set fileformat=unix

" Highlight searches
set hlsearch

"set fileencodings=utf-8

set ruler

syntax on

"set incsearch
set ignorecase
"set smartcase
set modeline
set modelines=5

filetype plugin indent on

" Try Satori color scheme
" colorscheme satori

" Try sonoma colorscheme
" colorscheme sonoma

" Turn off auto comment format
autocmd FileType * setlocal formatoptions-=c formatoptions-=r formatoptions-=o

" Return to last edit position when opening files (You want this!)
autocmd BufReadPost *
\ if line("'\"") > 0 && line("'\"") <= line("$") |
\ exe "normal! g`\"" |
\ endif

" Convert tabs to spaces.
" If you want real tabs, use Ctrl-v<Tab> to insert real tab.
" Use command :retab to change all tabs to current setting(s).
set tabstop=4
set shiftwidth=4
set expandtab

" Makefiles use real TABs
autocmd FileType make setlocal noexpandtab

" Python

" Powerline stuff
set rtp+=/usr/local/lib/python3.9/site-packages/powerline/bindings/vim

" Always show statusline
set laststatus=2

" Use 256 colors
set t_Co=256

" Turn on line numbering
"set number

" vim: set syntax=vim: