Goal: Create custom bright colorscheme for XFCE4 Terminal.
It has been more than two years after my last terminal article. I have been craved to use bright mode, and having issue with colorscheme with bright color. This time I found the solution.
Table of Content
First of all, where are the configuration files are placed?
Why Bright Colorscheme?
I know some people hate bright colorscheme.
But bright colorscheme might be compelling in a few situation.
For example in my case, I wrote a book and I require a bright colorscheme.
The issue comes when need a screenshot for my free e-book.
This book comes in PDF, and must be allowed to be printed by the reader.
In this context,
dark mode is not a choice.
I have to use
bright mode, to reduce ink while printing.
Consider look at, this
This terminal looks good with
This should be no problem with daily basis. But how about bright colorscheme?
Black on White
The bright mode choice is already exist,
black on white colorscheme in
The issue is not all the colors looks visible.
The color is shown in
build time in terminal above.
I copy a file from:
copy to this directory:
And rename to file to
After this, I change the colorscheme name to
Custom Black on White.
Now we have this colorscheme in
I will modify the content later.
Black on White with Solarized Text
The easier way to solve this is,
using colorscheme from
Now we have configuration as below:
You should see 16 (sixteen) RGB colors in
Black on White with Custom Solarized Text
If you need enough contrast, then you can change the
Consider, have a look at, the configuration here:
With just guess (or trial an error),
I find the color responsible fot this is
Consider to change the
or any color that you want.
So we have this configuration
Voila. We have the result as below:
You can also utilize, third party utility. Or port the color directly, manually.
Since this bright terminal has been solved. Now I can concentrate to my blog material. I can go back, busy with scribus, writing an ebook.
That is all.
Thank you for reading and visiting.