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In Iterm 2 - Iterm 2 -> Preferences -> Profiles
You can customize things like the font, font size, colors, etc, for a particular "profile", and they choose between your saved profiles when loading up a new shell.
Fixing the Fonts
And here's a nice one that uses a teal text color over a dark blue 94% opaque background:
This one's always a crowd favorite; it's the hacker / matrix neon green text on back background, but ine the profile below I have the background at 80% opacity and 20% blur:
Honestly, I'm not really a fan of that one too much. The style I used to use a was basically just a dark font color over a dark yellow background with about 95% opacity. It would look something like this:
But right now I feel like being different so I'm going to go with a dark background- black at 95%. Then I'm going to pink a nice yellowish green font color called "honeydew" in the pencils sections of the color choices:
Even More Colors!!
To change it, open up terminal or your favorite BASH shell and type this: