I forget this every time I reinstall my machine, so I think it’s time to document it somewhere.
- Download Solarized
- Unzip it and double click on the colour scheme you want (light or dark)
- Open iTerm2’s preferences.
- Go to colours, load presets and select Solarized. Make sure that the minimum contrast slider is set to low
- Click on text, make sure that “Draw bold text in bright colours” is disabled
Done! You should now have a working colour scheme
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