Updated: TerminalColors ‘updated’ for 10.5.2 compatibility.
As mentioned on Ciarán Walsh’s Blog, the default blue background that’s being used for Leopard’s terminal is difficult to read on a black background. In order to customize the colors, you will need the SIMBL hack for Leopard’s Terminal.
Here’s a screenshot of how it would look like on your Mac.
1. Download and install the SIMBL plugin on the website. There’s instructions on how to install the SIBML plugin there.