Macos – Terminal Colors: Substitute Dark Blue for Another Color


Is it possible to "globally" substitute a terminal color somehow in OSX? In particular, I find that the dark blue is really hard on the eyes as demonstrated here:


I'd love to be able to kick this color to the curb. It seems to be used throughout however: whether it's vim, or ls, or simply the prompt, I want it replaced with something lighter.

Best Answer

Terminal has preferences like any other application. Try

Terminal --> Window Settings --> Color

They have some predefined themes and options for picking your own.

To edit from the command line, try this tutorial here (