Change Terminal Background Color When ssh’ed – Mac

Save this as “ssh” somewhere on your $PATH ahead of /usr/bin/ssh and make it executable


HOSTNAME=$(echo $@ | sed 's/.*@//')

set_theme () {
    osascript -e "tell application \"Terminal\" to set current settings of first window to settings set \"$1\""

on_exit () {
    set_theme "Solarized Light"

trap on_exit EXIT

case $HOSTNAME in
  # These all do the same thing but we could have different themes for different locations
  hb|pd|decksite) set_theme "Solarized Dark" ;;
  *) set_theme "Solarized Dark" ;;

/usr/bin/ssh "$@"

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