Theming Midnight Commander

It’s rare that I want or need to change the color scheme in something as ubiquitous as Midnight Commander, but there are a few times when the blue-cyan-white theme seems a bit … worn.

There are a few sample themes on a blog here, along with a script that will neatly insert them into your .mc/ini file for you, to expedite the colorization process. It would be quite handy if you’re one of those total-desktop-themers, and want to match mc to the rest of your desktop.

My favorite of the ones posted there has to be, I think, the puthre set.

But that might just be because of the green; it’s rare that I see green used at the terminal in a tasteful way. There are plenty of blues and yellows, but not so much in green. … Hmm. …

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