How to use VIM like a pro (okay, more like non-scrub)16 Jul 2018
So, you decided you like VIM, but you need line numbering and syntax highlighting?
Fear not, this is an easy enough fix. First, fire up VIM and run
the very bottom, you’ll see a line containing user vimrc file:. Take not of
that location, then exit VIM and create the vimrc file in that location (if it
doesn’t already exist)
vim location/.vimrc. Add the following lines to it.
:set number :syntax on