As summarized by the author, Selenized improves on Solarized by improving accent colors, contrast, and terminal compatibility. Overall it aims to be easier on the eyes and have better compatibility with web content accessibility guidelines.
For a year or so now I’ve enjoyed using Selenized Dark in my terminals and text editors. More people should learn about Selenized and port the color schemes to their favorite text-based applications. Spread the word and send Jan a pull request!
Using Selenized Dark in Foot
On that note, I recently discovered a fast, lightweight and minimalistic Wayland terminal emulator called foot. It’s not GPU accelerated like Alacritty or kitty, but its performance is nevertheless excellent due to smart programming and damage tracking. After using foot for a few minutes it soon became clear that I would be switching to it—or at least giving it a try for some time.
Adding the values to foot (v1.6.2) is easy. For example, place the following
[colors] block in
~/.config/foot/foot.ini and restart your terminal:
[colors] alpha=1.0 foreground=adbcbc background=103c48 regular0=184956 # black regular1=fa5750 # red regular2=75b938 # green regular3=dbb32d # yellow regular4=4695f7 # blue regular5=f275be # magenta regular6=41c7b9 # cyan regular7=72898f # white bright0=2d5b69 # bright black bright1=ff665c # bright red bright2=84c747 # bright green bright3=ebc13d # bright yellow bright4=58a3ff # bright blue bright5=ff84cd # bright magenta bright6=53d6c7 # bright cyan bright7=cad8d9 # bright white selection-foreground=cad8d9 selection-background=184956
Enjoy your fast, lightweight and minimalistic Wayland terminal emulator with nicer colors. You can see this and the rest of my
foot.ini in my dotfiles repository.
Update: a day after I posted this the foot developers added official Selenized themes to their git repository. w00t!