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How to set up Unubtu-like terminal colors with purple background?

Inspired by this question: Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2. The answer is some tricky, because terminal background is not one of "Palette color".

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1) First, create small background image with solid color (Red=48, Green=10, Blue=36). Save it as Purple.png near to ConEmu.exe.

Background image

2) Set up user palette, groupbox Standard colors, see values below (numbers in the end of answer). Choose #15 in the Text dropdown.

Color palette

3) Enable Background image, type %ConEmuDir%\Purple.png in the Path and #0 in Replace color indexes edit field. Choose Tile in Placement dropdown.

Background settings

4) Here we are

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Palette color values

0:  #2e3436
1:  #3465a4
2:  #4e9a06
3:  #06989a
4:  #cc0000
5:  #75507b
6:  #c4a000
7:  #d3d7cf
8:  #555753
9:  #729fcf
10: #8ae234
11: #34e2e2
12: #ef2929
13: #ad7fa8
14: #fce94f
15: #eeeeec
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  • +1. Wow, did you write this whole thing for that this one question? – Mikhail Oct 31 '12 at 21:37
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    Nope. Only screenshots was taken and color values retrieved. All other features ConEmu supports for a long time. – Maximus Oct 31 '12 at 21:39
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    I just noticed: "Author of ConEmu - Windows Console Emulator with Tabs." :-) – Mikhail Oct 31 '12 at 21:42

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