I want it to have all the colors for syntax folders, etc... How can I do that?
My terminal colors
how to do it
Follow this blog post's instructions to get proper color support in Terminal.
from here: http://media.tannern.com/tanner.terminal
import into Terminal
After installing SIMBL and the correct terminalcolors you can import my terminal theme from the Terminal Preferences window.
Adding this to the file
Adding this will define colors as variables to make a prompt easier to edit.
Adding this will give you a multi-line colored prompt.
For a list of escape sequences to use in prompts check this article
As of Mac OS X Lion 10.7, Terminal allows you to customize the sixteen ANSI colors and also supports the 256-color palette.
So, installing SIMBL or other extensions to get more colors is no longer necessary.
geekology.co.za has an informative blog post on how to do this, "Enabling Terminals directory and file color highlighting in Mac OS X". In case it gets moved or deleted, the basics are:
Add to your .bashrc or .profile:
Save the file. Open a new terminal and use
The rest of the article has info on what the colors do and how to change them (the letters you assign to LSCOLORS is what controls what colors you see).