Dark theme for man-pages and 355+ apps


man-pages Theme Preview



Install using Git

If you are a git user, you can install the theme and keep up to date by cloning the repo:

    git clone

Install manually

Download using the GitHub .zip download option and unzip them.


The only requirement is using less for MANPAGER;

Activating theme

  1. Add this first to your .zshrc to use less as MANPAGER:
export MANPAGER="/usr/bin/less -s -M +Gg"

Please note the location of less may be different on macOS;

M1 location:

export MANPAGER="/opt/homebrew/bin/less -s -M +Gg"
  1. Simply add this to your .zshrc to define the colors:
export LESS_TERMCAP_mb=$'\e[1;31m'      # begin bold
export LESS_TERMCAP_md=$'\e[1;34m'      # begin blink
export LESS_TERMCAP_so=$'\e[01;45;37m'  # begin reverse video
export LESS_TERMCAP_us=$'\e[01;36m'     # begin underline
export LESS_TERMCAP_me=$'\e[0m'         # reset bold/blink
export LESS_TERMCAP_se=$'\e[0m'         # reset reverse video
export LESS_TERMCAP_ue=$'\e[0m'         # reset underline
export GROFF_NO_SGR=1                   # for konsole

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