Is it possible to export a gnome-terminal profile to another computer?

I create a terminal profile using edit>preferences and save it as "def". I would like to save the configuration in a file and use it another computer.

I try to grep "def" within .config/dconf/ and find

Binary file dconf/user matches

Is it possible to extract the information from the configuration (specially about the colours, takes a lot of time to find the right colurs) and use them in another computer.

I am using Fedora 28 with gnome.

4.16.13-300.fc28.x86_64, gnome-terminal-3.28.2-2.fc28.x86_64.


You can use dconf(1) to dump and load the gnome-terminal profiles. I got the basic command usage from this source:


To export all of your gnome-terminal profiles from one system, and then load them on another, you would issue the following:

source system:

$ dconf dump /org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/ > gnome-terminal-profiles.dconf

destination system (after transferring the gnome-terminal-profiles.dconf file):

$ dconf load /org/gnome/terminal/legacy/profiles:/ < gnome-terminal-profiles.dconf

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