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You Want it Darker

Most of my work involves using a terminal application on macOS. Having used iTerm2 for quite a long time I recently switched to Alacritty. Why? Because it is very sleak simple and fast!

My favorite color theme nord is quite dark so it’s easy to the eyes and matches the ‘mood of 2021’ too 😒

Looks like this: image alt text

You need a thing or two to make this work:

  • Install alacritty and a decent font
brew install alacritty
brew install --cask font-source-code-pro-for-powerline
  • Create a config file at ~/.alacritty.yaml. Here is my config:

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