Fixing vim editor for dark backgrounds so comments are not dark blue

<img src="/img/2016/03/vim_logo.png" alt="vim_logo"> Here is a simple command that can fix your vim editor for dark backgrounds so that your comments are not showing up in dark blue (unreadable). Example screenshot: <img src="/img/2016/03/vim-example.png" alt="vim-example"> The temporary fix is to run the following command in the vim editor: :set background=dark instead of :set background=light The permanent fix for this is to add the command inside $HOME/.vimrc file set background=dark Please note that when you’re adding the property into the .