How to customize the Neofetch of our GNU/Linux Distro?

How to customize the Neofetch of our GNU/Linux Distro?

How to customize the Neofetch of our GNU/Linux Distro?

If during 2023 you have read us a lot, you must have known many of our posts dedicated to customization of some visual or graphic aspect of the GNU/Linux Distros. For example, the desktop background with a new image or with the use of beautiful and useful Conkys, the appearance of the Menu and the desktop panels, the GRUB or the general visual appearance (menus, windows, icons, cursors) through the application of graphic themes for the different and most common Desktop Environments (GNOME, Plasma, XFCE, Mate, Cinnamon, among others).

While, at the level of the Terminals (consoles) We announced the existence and use of great programs to personalize its appearance by viewing some technical details of our computer and operating system, that is, the Fetch software. Among those we mention Afetch, Archey, Fastfetch, Macchina, Neofetch, Nerdfetch, Pfetch, Screenfetch, Sysfetch, Ufetch and Winfetch. And since one of the most robust and used currently is Neofetch, today we will show you how we can do to «manage to customize the Neofetch of our GNU/Linux Distro», a little more, easily and quickly.

Pfetch, Screenfetch, Neofetch and Fastfetch: Useful CLI tools

Pfetch, Screenfetch, Neofetch and Fastfetch: Useful CLI tools

But, before starting this post on "how to customize the Neofetch of our GNU/Linux Distro" a little more, we recommend exploring a previous related post with this type of Fetch applications, at the end of reading this:

Pfetch, Screenfetch, Neofetch and Fastfetch: Useful CLI tools
Related article:
Pfetch, Screenfetch, Neofetch and Fastfetch: Useful CLI tools

Neofetch: How to customize it quickly and easily?

Neofetch: How to customize it quickly and easily?

Steps to customize your Neofetch

Assuming that, you know how install Neofetch on Ubuntu, Debian or other similar or different GNU/Linux Distros via CLI package manager (Terminal) and you are using it with its default configuration, which can be modified manually following the official instructions for personalization; The steps below will allow you to give a substantial and more striking visual change, both for your personal use and to celebrate the great days of #DeskFriday.

And these steps are as follows:

  1. We download the following config.conf file already customized that is compressed (.tar .gz).
  2. With a file explorer we go to the hidden folder located in the path ${HOME}/.config/neofetch/ and create a backup copy of our current config.conf file.
  3. Then, we copy the downloaded file and replace it with the original located in the already explored path.
  4. And to finish, and check that it works with the new default configuration, we will only have to try running our Neofetch in the usual way.

However, analyzing and understanding a little the new code structure, very surely many will be able to make the necessary changes to, from there, improve it much more. Just as I have done, and I show it in the screenshot immediately above.

Summary 2023 - 2024

Summary

In short, now that you know "how to customize the Neofetch of your GNU/Linux Distro" We hope that you apply this knowledge to your advantage, both for work, modifying, improving and optimizing the configuration code of your Neofecth; to enjoy with third parties your great changes made to it. And if you know and use another way or method to achieve it, we invite you not to let us know via comment for everyone's knowledge and usefulness.

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