The first step is to install guake. Its available in the repositories, so install it right away.
$ sudo apt-get install guakeFix error – “Guake can not init!” 197 more words
The black text on white background always seemed to cause me eye strain. On the other hand, the white-on-black or green-on-black seem too intense (too high-contrast) after a while, and made switching to a browser with its white background (yes, I’ve tried out the “high contrast” extension in chrome, it screws up colors too much for my taste) a jarring experience. 203 more words