Gruvbox terminal color scheme

Suraj N. Kurapati

Having used the gorgeous gruvbox color scheme in (Neo)Vim for nearly two years, I thought: why not use the same colors in my terminal as well? And thus we have:

the color scheme

UNIX manual page

To use this color scheme in Rxvt or XTerm, simply paste the following snippet into your ~/.Xdefaults file and then feed it into the xrdb program. Now any new terminals you launch will use this color scheme.

! Colors from "gruvbox" colorscheme for Vim
! https://github.com/morhetz/gruvbox#palette

#define Ansi_0_Color     #1d2021/*  bg0_h         *//* normal black   */
#define Ansi_1_Color     #fb4934/*  red bright    *//* normal red     */
#define Ansi_2_Color     #b8bb26/*  green bright  *//* normal green   */
#define Ansi_3_Color     #fabd2f/*  yellow bright *//* normal yellow  */
#define Ansi_4_Color     #83a598/*  blue bright   *//* normal blue    */
#define Ansi_5_Color     #d3869b/*  purple bright *//* normal magenta */
#define Ansi_6_Color     #8ec07c/*  aqua bright   *//* normal cyan    */
#define Ansi_7_Color     #ebdbb2/*  fg            *//* normal white   */
#define Ansi_8_Color     #1d2021/*  bg0_h         *//* bright black   */
#define Ansi_9_Color     #fb4934/*  red bright    *//* bright red     */
#define Ansi_10_Color    #b8bb26/*  green bright  *//* bright green   */
#define Ansi_11_Color    #fabd2f/*  yellow bright *//* bright yellow  */
#define Ansi_12_Color    #83a598/*  blue bright   *//* bright blue    */
#define Ansi_13_Color    #d3869b/*  purple bright *//* bright magenta */
#define Ansi_14_Color    #8ec07c/*  aqua bright   *//* bright cyan    */
#define Ansi_15_Color    #ebdbb2/*  fg            *//* bright white   */
#define Bold_Color       #fabd2f/*  yellow bright */
#define Italic_Color     #d3869b/*  purple bright */
#define Underline_Color  #8ec07c/*  aqua bright   */
#define Reverse_Color    #d65d0e/*  orange        */
#define Foreground_Color #d5c4a1/*  fg2           */
#define Background_Color #282828/*  bg0           */
#define Cursor_Color     #fe8019/*  orange bright */

Rxvt*color0       : Ansi_0_Color/*  normal black   */
Rxvt*color1       : Ansi_1_Color/*  normal red     */
Rxvt*color2       : Ansi_2_Color/*  normal green   */
Rxvt*color3       : Ansi_3_Color/*  normal yellow  */
Rxvt*color4       : Ansi_4_Color/*  normal blue    */
Rxvt*color5       : Ansi_5_Color/*  normal magenta */
Rxvt*color6       : Ansi_6_Color/*  normal cyan    */
Rxvt*color7       : Ansi_7_Color/*  normal white   */
Rxvt*color8       : Ansi_8_Color/*  bright black   */
Rxvt*color9       : Ansi_9_Color/*  bright red     */
Rxvt*color10      : Ansi_10_Color/* bright green   */
Rxvt*color11      : Ansi_11_Color/* bright yellow  */
Rxvt*color12      : Ansi_12_Color/* bright blue    */
Rxvt*color13      : Ansi_13_Color/* bright magenta */
Rxvt*color14      : Ansi_14_Color/* bright cyan    */
Rxvt*color15      : Ansi_15_Color/* bright white   */
Rxvt*colorBD      : Bold_Color
Rxvt*colorIT      : Italic_Color
Rxvt*colorUL      : Underline_Color
Rxvt*colorRV      : Reverse_Color
Rxvt*foreground   : Foreground_Color
Rxvt*background   : Background_Color
Rxvt*cursorColor  : Cursor_Color

XTerm*color0      : Ansi_0_Color/*  normal black   */
XTerm*color1      : Ansi_1_Color/*  normal red     */
XTerm*color2      : Ansi_2_Color/*  normal green   */
XTerm*color3      : Ansi_3_Color/*  normal yellow  */
XTerm*color4      : Ansi_4_Color/*  normal blue    */
XTerm*color5      : Ansi_5_Color/*  normal magenta */
XTerm*color6      : Ansi_6_Color/*  normal cyan    */
XTerm*color7      : Ansi_7_Color/*  normal white   */
XTerm*color8      : Ansi_8_Color/*  bright black   */
XTerm*color9      : Ansi_9_Color/*  bright red     */
XTerm*color10     : Ansi_10_Color/* bright green   */
XTerm*color11     : Ansi_11_Color/* bright yellow  */
XTerm*color12     : Ansi_12_Color/* bright blue    */
XTerm*color13     : Ansi_13_Color/* bright magenta */
XTerm*color14     : Ansi_14_Color/* bright cyan    */
XTerm*color15     : Ansi_15_Color/* bright white   */
XTerm*colorBD     : Bold_Color
XTerm*colorIT     : Italic_Color
XTerm*colorUL     : Underline_Color
XTerm*colorRV     : Reverse_Color
XTerm*foreground  : Foreground_Color
XTerm*background  : Background_Color
XTerm*cursorColor : Cursor_Color

! enable coloring for bold and underlined text
XTerm*vt100.boldColors     : False
XTerm*vt100.colorBDMode    : True
XTerm*vt100.colorULMode    : True
XTerm*vt100.colorRVMode    : False
XTerm*vt100.veryBoldColors : 6