Monday, December 20, 2010

Tolerable dark blue on black

sbt shows what it is doing using the color blue. Unfortunately on a black background (my preference) it is super-unreadable.

Mark Harrah said that sbt uses the ANSI escape sequence so the actual color that is used should be configurable by the terminal

Here's how to configure the color palette for xfce-terminal:

1. Edit ~/.config/Terminal/terminalrc
2. Change:




You don't have to restart anyting, xfce will update the color instantaneously as soon as you save the file.

It will change the color from this:

to this: