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I want to add this theme Birds of Paradise to vim.

I tried to it do with sudo gedit birds_of_paradise.vim in /usr/share/vim/vim73/colors. Then I tried colorscheme birds_of_paradise in .vimrc , but it didn't work. (I haven't received an error, but when I try to do vim source.cpp it doesn't change the color scheme.)

Please tell me if you have any idea about what's wrong.

Edit: Here is my .vimrc, maybe here is the problem

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All you need to do is:

  • Copy the birds_of_paradise.vim file in ~/.vim/colors. Make the directory first, if it does not exist.
mkdir -p ~/.vim/colors
cp birds_of_paradise.vim ~/.vim/colors
  • Set colorscheme birds_of_paradise in your .vimrc.
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Still doesn't work... same problem, it doesn't change anything. – Vlad Tarniceru Apr 7 '13 at 19:08

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