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Better Looking Mac Terminal

Mac Terminal comes with several color schemes but non catches the eye like SMYCK. The pastel colors it comes with are easy on the eye and you’ll appreciate the theme the more you use it.

  • Download the theme ZIP archive.
  • Install it by running Smyck.terminal
  • Open TerminalPreferences from any Terminal window
  • Select Profiles tab and scroll to Smyck theme at the bottom.
  • Click on Default at the bottom. Close and reopen all terminal windows.

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Replacing Command Prompt with Git Bash

Windows built in Command Prompt is ugly and dated. It also lacks proper Git integration. Git for Windows comes with a configured Git Bash you can use instead. Combine that with Mintty and you now have a full featured themeable terminal rivaling the built in Mac OS Terminal.

Git Bash

In the Git for Windows installer choose Use MinTTY when asked to configure the default emulator. This will allow you to apply a custom theme. In addition: