apt-get update 

apt-get install vim
vim ~/.vimrc
hit i to insert and copy(Select & control+c), paste (right click into the shell) this text:
syntax on
colorscheme koehler
set number
syntax on starts coloring based on file extension, so files like .c and .sh and .py look cool and colored
colorscheme koehler is a nice simple easy on eyes color scheme
to see more
in vim type
ESCAPE :colorscheme TAB TAB… keeping hitting TAB to see the different options
another way to see all the options
ESCAPE :colorscheme CONTROL+A
In both dont forget the : and the space after colorscheme
set number just numbers the lines
to take it on or off just do this:
ESCAPE :set nu

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