Fixing Vim 8.0

Debian Stretch and Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic) have come with vim 8.0, which breaks all sorts of things.

The following vimrc file seems to fix things

source /usr/share/vim/vim80/defaults.vim
set noincsearch
set scrolloff=0
set mouse=

And then a couple of things I like

set background=dark
set tabstop=8 softtabstop=0 expandtab shiftwidth=4 smarttab

The first line has to source the default to enable things like syntax highlighting (which vanish if you just have a normal .vimrc

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