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# Color settings for the Cygwin mintty terminal
-Based on the solarized color scheme by Ethan Schoonover. See full
-details at http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized
+Based on the solarized color scheme by Ethan Schoonover. See full details at http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized
This project can be found at
-https://github.com/mavnn/mintty-colors-solarized and is designed to be
-included as a subtree of https://github.com/altercation/solarized
+https://github.com/mavnn/mintty-colors-solarized and is designed to be included as a subtree of https://github.com/altercation/solarized
-# Adding to your login scripts
+## Adding to your login scripts
-Copy the two files into a directory in your home (for example .solar)
-and add one of the following lines to your .bashrc file:
-
-source ~/%your directory%/sol.light
+Copy the two files into a directory in your home (for example .solar) and add one of the following lines to your .bashrc file:
+ source ~/%your directory%/sol.light
or
-
-source ~/%your directory%/sol.dark
+ source ~/%your directory%/sol.dark
Color schemes can be swapped interactively using the same commands.
-# Mintty internal defaults
+## Mintty internal defaults
-You can also set these as the default in your ~/.mintty configuration file.
-This means that a mintty terminal reset doesnt loose your color settings.
-Simply append the appropriate file to your mintty config file (~/.mintty) and then
-edit the file and tweak as below:
-
-cat ./.mintty.light >> ~/.mintty
+You can also set these as the default in your ~/.mintty configuration file. This means that a mintty terminal reset doesnt loose your color settings. Simply append the appropriate file to your mintty config file (~/.mintty) and then edit the file and tweak as below:
+ cat ./.mintty.light >> ~/.mintty
or
-
-cat ./.mintty.dark >> ~/.mintty
+ cat ./.mintty.dark >> ~/.mintty
Then open the config file and remove the 3 pre-existing color settings for:
-ForegroundColour= ...
-BackgroundColour= ...
-CursorColour= ...
+ ForegroundColour= ...
+ BackgroundColour= ...
+ CursorColour= ...
as they will be re-specified further down in the appended section.

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