Cool themes for Cool Retro Term

They’re actually called ‘profiles’ in Cool Retro Term. Oh, and in case you weren’t aware, this is Cool Retro Term …

That was my personal intro for this beautiful, little beast of a terminal app. Sorry to say, it’s only for Linux and Mac OSX. No worries though, Window’s command prompt looks abysmally old already!

So where are them themes?

Oh yeah! So I’ve finally exported several of my own profiles and posted them to GitHub. They’re as follows:

crt-asciinema-green.json

The one I’ve used for some neat, little asciinema recordings.

Asciinema Green theme for Cool Retro Term

CRT-DOS-FEOS.JSON

Similar to the built-in DOS theme, this one’s just a tidbit clearer, enough so you can more easily see your pretty QBasic graphics.

DOS Feos theme for Cool Retro Term

CRT-REAL-PRETTY.JSON

It’s pretty, real pretty. Nuff said.

Real Pretty theme for Cool Retro Term

CRT-your-so-transparent.JSON

Your like, totally see through!

You're SO Transparent theme for Cool Retro Term

How do I make my terminal look this pretty?

Easy! Just install Cool Retro Term, it’s totally free. Info for installing it on Elementary OS and other Ubuntus here: https://ugotsta.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/install-cool-retro-term-in-elementary-os/

If you’re on a Mac, no problem. Just donate your Mac to me and I’ll do a screencast of how to install it. 😉

How do I use these themes?

Easy. Just:

  1. Right-click the “view raw” link under any of the theme codes above, then select “Save target as…“.
  2. Save that file on your computer.
  3. Open CRT (wicked cool acronym, eh?) and go to Edit > Settings > Import then select that file to import it.

Feel free to ask any questions. Cheers!

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Cool themes for Cool Retro Term

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