code and shark enthusiast
It's about time I souped-up my terminal window.
I spent all of 5 minutes following Jilles Soeters' Badassify your terminal and shell
The only unmentioned issue I encountered was having
chsh tell me
zsh was a "non-standard shell". I fixed the issue by adding the shell's path to
/etc/shells in step 4.
Here's the TL;DR
A number of themes recommend installing Solarized. I highly recommend it as the colors are indicative and easy to read. Don't forget to import the *.itermcolors files from within iTerm via Preferences >> Profiles >> Colors >> Import...