Prot16 themes for XFCE4 Terminal

Pleasant colours for the command line

XFCE4 is my favourite desktop environment on Arch Linux. Its default terminal emulator—the XFCE4 Terminal—is a fine piece of software that I use all the time. So here is a minor contribution to the project: a port of my collection of colour schemes (aka “Prot16”).


1. With git

Enter the following command in your terminal:

git clone ~/.local/share/xfce4/terminal/colorschemes --depth 1

2. Manually

Download the latest release and extract the contents into the following directory (create the folders if necessary).


Pro tip: you can establish the full path from the command line. Just run mkdir -p ~/.local/share/xfce4/terminal/colorschemes


Open the XFCE4 Terminal, navigate to Preferences > Colours. The themes should be available in the Presets section.


GNU General Public Licence Version 3


You can contribute to the project’s git repository. Suggestions should concern the implimentation of the colour schemes, not the colour values themselves.

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