As the title says, I want to know how can I enable the guifg and guibg in vim colorschemes. I already wrote in my vimrc set t_Co=256, but it enables only ctermfg and ctermbg for 256 colors.

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I'm using gnome-terminal (but I tried with terminator terminal and also doesn't work)

Thanks in advance.

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    You are using a terminal, but want gui colors...? guifg and guibg are for gvim. – demure Jun 27 '13 at 15:56

guifg and guibg are always only used by gvim, and ctermfg and ctermbg are what vim uses in terminals.

You can find vim plugins that will convert 'on the fly' gui colors to the closest terminal approximations (CSApprox, ColorSupport), or you can use a tool like Vim-toCterm to convert a gui color scheme into terminal one time and then use the new scheme.

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