Change palette colors

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I'm trying to change the colors palette. To be clear the one that you see in fastfetch when you use Colors when a terminal bootstrap

! black
*.color0:       #282a2e
*.color8:       #373b41

! red
*.color1:       #5a6c56
*.color9:       #907378

! green
*.color2:       #8c9440
*.color10:      #b5bd68

! yellow
*.color3:       #73908b
*.color11:      #f0c674

! blue
*.color4:       #789073
*.color12:      #789073

! magenta
*.color5:       #85678f
*.color13:      #b294bb

! cyan
*.color6:       #5e8d87
*.color14:      #8abeb7

! white
*.color7:       #9297bf
*.color15:      #b0b287

this is my .Xresources file under $HOME. unfortunately no changes to this file have an impact. do you have any other ideas?

Hi! This will depend on what terminal application you're using. For Alacritty and Kitty, they have their own yml and conf files respectively in the ~/.config folder.
Hope this'll help you get them good themes :slight_smile:

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yes I’m using Alacritty. so the colors can’t be changed from Xresources?

Nah the stuff in .Xresources doesn't affect Alacritty. It's all done in alacritty.yml :slight_smile:


it makes perfectly sense. thanks a lot

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ls .config/alacritty/
.rw-r--r-- 2,0k sgs  7 Apr 17:41  alacritty.yml
.rw-r--r--  447 sgs 28 Jan 08:25  colors.yml

oh there is a colors.yml? My install didn't come with one so it seems I've been doing it the hard way then :sweat_smile: always happy to learn new stuff!


yeah same mine. solved changing the colors configuration in alacritty. thanks a lot @lum1nuss


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