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Wrong colors with Solarized theme in shell

Solarized colors

I like Solarized, but every now and then, I switch to a different theme just to check it out. Eventually, I’ll go back to Solarized, and run into the same problem over and over:

I’ll end up having this

Very plain ventoy boot menu

Instead of this:

Very plain ventoy boot menu

Meaning a lot of the colors will show up as bland grey. Yuck.

The simple solution for this is to go into the preferences panel of your shell, like gnome-terminal, or - in my case - Tilix, and uncheck the Show bold text in bright colors checkbox:

Very plain ventoy boot menu

Much better :)