Dark theme for ranger and 223+ apps


ranger 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 https://github.com/dracula/ranger.git

Install manually

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

Activating theme

  1. Install the Dracula color theme for Xresources

  2. Find your ranger colorschemes directory. Usually, it is located in ~/.config/ranger/colorschemes.

    • If you don't have a ~/.config/ranger directory:
    1. Run ranger --copy-config=(rc)
    2. Go to ~/.config/ranger and create a directory called colorschemes
  3. Go back to the cloned or downloaded directory

  4. Copy or link dracula.py to your ~/.config/ranger/colorschemes directory

    • Copy: cp dracula.py ~/.config/ranger/colorschemes/dracula.py
    • Link: ln -s dracula.py ~/.config/ranger/colorschemes/dracula.py
  5. Go to your rc.conf file located in ~/.config/ranger/rc.conf

  6. Change the line set colorscheme ... to set colorscheme dracula

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This theme wouldn't exist without these people. Wanna help too? Check the repository on GitHub.

  • thalesnunes
  • zenorocha

Made with by Zeno Rocha
under MIT license