This is another very quick tip! At this time, let's focus on Gedit's embedded terminal.
Well, when you install Gedit and load its terminal plugin you get really frustrated with its default colors as they suck a lot! They *really suck!*
Let's see how we can make this useful plugin look *a lot better* :-)
First things first!
Install the dconf-tools package and (if you didn't it already) the gedit-plugins.
apt-get install dconf-tools gedit-plugins
Now, open dconf-editor and go to:
And make sure all the settings look like this:
If you did everything right, your embedded terminal should look like this one (except for the bash color theme ;-) )
By the way, this is Debian (of course it's Debian!) Wheezy with XFCE.
Have fun! =)