Installing the airline plugin for VIM using Pathogen is pretty straight forward. You basically just need to add it to the bundle directory, and add a line to
First, go to the bundle directory.
Next, clone vim-airline from the github repository
git clone https://github.com/bling/vim-airline
Then, add the following line to your
~/.vimrc file. This will allow the airline plugin to load up as soon as you start editing a file (without splitting first).
Additionally, I had to add the following line to get colors working correctly.
I also added the following line to hide the default mode (INSERT, NORMAL, etc)