Slack Night Mode with Rambox23 Apr 2018
This is a quick post to remind me how I got around the eye-razors that the default bright colored Slack client is. First, the end result:
So, it’s not quite perfect, but it’s workable. The theme itself is CSS, and there are a few ways to get Slack to use said CSS, depending on how you consume Slack. The links in the resources section below discuss how to do it via browser or desktop client. What follows here, is how to apply said theme using Rambox.
Note: I feel like I’m a bit late to the party both theme wise and to Rambox. Rambox is everything Adium / Pidgin wanted to be when it grew up, and lets me pull in Slack, Tweetdeck, and others into one spot.
Night Mode for Slack in Rambox
To “enable” night mode, open Rambox, and then select “configure” for the Slack service to change:
In the resulting window, expand the “Advanced” section at the bottom:
In the “Advanced” text field, copy and paste the code from here.
The theme itself, along with how to force Rambox to load it came from here: