I started with the evening color scheme included in the distro, and tweaked a few colors to my liking. Then I decided to do a major overhaul and give the whole thing a desert evening sort of feel. I find it a very pleasing, easy-on-the-eyes theme.
To install using Pathogen run the following command
cd ~/.vim/bundle && git clone email@example.com:fugalh/desert.vim.git
To install using Vundle add the following line to your .vimrc
To install manually download https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lod/desert.vim/master/colors/desert.vim
Place the file in
<your-vim-dir>\vimfiles\colors\ on Windows.
To load the color scheme run
To always use the desert color scheme add the following line to your .vimrc
I mostly don't maintain this anymore. Occasionally someone has a tweak suggestion - I recommend forking this and sending a pull request, or not.