Powerline is a statusline plugin for vim, and provides statuslines and prompts for several other app...
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Powerline is a statusline plugin for vim, and provides statuslines and prompts for several other applications, including zsh, bash, fish, tmux, IPython, Awesome, i3 and Qtile.
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But I hate Python / I don’t need shell prompts / this is just too much hassle for me / what happened to the original vim-powerline project / …
You should check out some of the Powerline derivatives. The most lightweight and feature-rich alternative is currently the
Basic powerline configuration is done via
files located at
. It is a good idea to start by copying the default configuration located at
. If you installed the powerline from the AUR or via pip,
or something similar, depending on your python version.
If you installed powerline via apt-get 'powerline_root' should be '/usr/share/powerline/'.
This should yield you the following directory structure:
:: .config/powerline/ ├── colorschemes │ ├── ... │ └── wm | └── default.json // Your configuration goes here ├── colors.json ├── config.json └── themes ├── ... └── wm └── default.json // Your configuration goes here
The files in the subdirectories of
are used to specify which segments shall be shown; the files in subdirectories of
are used to specify which colors (as defined in
) shall be used to display a segment.
Note that your local configuration only overrides the global configuration, it does not replace it, i.e. if you don't configure something locally, the global default will be used instead.
_ for more details. See also the
_ for available segments and their configuration.
segment reference <https:></https:>
_ for pre-patched versions of popular, open source coding fonts.
Vim statusline ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Automatic truncation of segments in small windows
The font in the screenshots is
_ by Fabrizio Schiavi.