Syntax Highlighting Vi for Rhel/centos
The default install of VI is very basic, and being as I spend a lot of my time in there I find syntax highlighting invaluable, to get this however you will need the vim-enhanced package.
So run the following to install this package and setup an alias for vi.
yum install vim-enhanced echo "alias vi='/usr/bin/vim'" >> ~/.bashrc echo "syntax on" >> ~/.vimrc alias vi='/usr/bin/vim'
And you’re done: