Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cursor Color in XFCE Terminal

I switched back to using the standard XFCE Terminal from trying out Terminator for a while. One thing that bugged me was it was hard to read text under the green cursor block. Wanting to keep it green, I discovered a color that works quite nicely to improve visibility under the cursor:


Simpy add to the bottom of your ~/.config/Terminal/terminalrc file.

 Here is a screenshot:

Credit goes to this site for helping me find this.


  1. nice -but a related question. why punt on Terminator?

  2. I had no problem with Terminator at all - awesome program...I just never used the features enough to make it my 'default' terminal app...I still have it installed for times when I want to split up my terminal.