Note To Self - Ubuntu Color Scheme

So that I don't forget. How to get base16 just right while using Vim in Gnome terminal.

So I’d like to use base16, but it does not work well using Vim in Gnome terminal. The line highlight basically obscures what I’m typing:

My helpful screenshot

Pretty easy to fix with base16-shell. Install base16-shell (which requires adding a few lines to .bashrc/.zshrc), then add the following to .vimrc.

  let base16colorspace='256'
  colorscheme base16-default