Minimal-Mistakes Themes

The renowned dark theme for ...

Dark theme for Vim and other apps.

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Download using the GitHub .zip download option

Install using Git

If you are a git user, you can install the theme and keep up to date by cloning the repo:

These are the default instructions using Vim ‘packages’ feature. See sections below, if you use other plugin managers.

Create theme folder (in case you don’t have yet):

mkdir -p ~/.vim/pack/themes/start

Navigate to the folder above:

cd ~/.vim/pack/themes/start/

Clone the repository using the “Minimal-Mistakes” name:

git clone Minimal-Mistakes

Edit your vimrc or init.vim file with the following content:

packadd! Minimal-Mistakes
syntax enable
colorscheme minimal-mistakes

The location of the vim config varies between platforms:

vim ~/.vim/vimrc or ~/.vimrc

neovim ~/.config/nvim/init.vim

Install using plugin managers

If you use vim + pathogen + submodules:

Navigate to your vim directory (~/.vim or ~/.config/nvim/)

git submodule add bundle/Minimal-Mistakes

Place colorscheme minimal-mistakes after execute pathogen#infect().

If you use vim + vundle:

Plugin 'Minimal-Mistakes/vim', { 'name': 'minimal-mistakes' }

Place colorscheme minimal-mistakes after call vundle#end().

If you use vim-plug (‘as’ will install the plugin in a directory called ‘MinimalMistakes’ instead of just ‘vim’):

Plug 'Minimal-Mistakes/vim', { 'as': 'MinimalMistakes' }

Place colorscheme minimal-mistakes after call plug#end().

If you use packer:

use {

Place colorscheme minimal-mistakes anywhere in the config.


This theme is maintained by the following person(s) Wanna help too? Check the repository on GitHub.