Through the Github Atom editor, I recently discovered the Monokai colour theme. This theme was originally created for the TextMate editor and then converted to Atom.

Because I find it quite pleasing to look at for long periods of time, I decided to give my terminal a similar look. Here’s a colourscheme file for my weapon of choice KDE Konsole:

You should put this file into:

  • KDE 4: ~/.kde/share/apps/konsole
  • KDE 5: ~/.local/share/konsole

You can then select it in the appearance tab of your profile settings.

Konsole Settings

Together with the Adobe Source Code Pro font, Konsole will then look like this:


Wouter Dullaert

Code, running, jazz and beats.