In Debian/Stretch, the default ViM settings have been changed — for the worse, in my opinion.
However, undoing the bad settings is not a matter of fixing them in your
~/.vimrc, because when that file is detected no defaults at all are
The quick fix is to create a custom
/etc/vim/vimrc.local file with the
" Instead of auto-sourcing this afterwards, source it now. source $VIMRUNTIME/defaults.vim let g:skip_defaults_vim = 1 " Now we undo the "wrong" settings. set mouse= set noincsearch set nosi
(Adjust "wrong" settings as needed.)
This way you still get the Debian defaults, but can change those that aren't to your liking.