How can I add new color palettes?

Asked by Stefan Maric on 2013-03-12

I can see that Sakura has a few color schemes (Linus, Tango, rxvt, etc) and the user's config resides in ~/.config/sakura/sakura.conf on palette=[palette]. But I can't see from where it gets these color schemes and I don't know how to add a new one.

I wanted to set the Solarized color schema [].

I use zsh and I've already set xterm-256colors and edited .Xresources.

Can I get a clue about how Sakura's color scheme works?

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David Gómez (dabisu) said : #1

Solarized palette is already added in the repository, but there is no stable release yet. You can download the latest source or wait for the next release.

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Stefan Maric (stefanmaric) said : #3

Well, I see. I prefer to wait the stable release.

Thanks for answer. But... If I want another one (different than Linux, xterm, Tango, rxvt or solarized), for example, my own palette? :(

It would be nice for me to know how to add/create a color schema for Sakura.

Thanks in advance.

Stefan Maric (stefanmaric) said : #4

Oh, I took a look to source code and I saw that color schemes are embedded. So I guess that there is no way to add a color scheme without build Sakura from source.

David Gómez (dabisu) said : #5

Hope i can release it soon. And yes, palettes are embedded and are not configurable, but solarized will be included in the next release.

Chris Weyl (rsrchboy) said : #6

FWIW, I'd actually just built a dpkg from the latest source (r433) for my own use; it's in my PPA at

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