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Old 04-20-2004, 07:06 PM   #1
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rxvt/xterm colors

I just installed rxvt, it comes with black fonts and a white background, i want the opposite: white fonts on a black background.

I tried: rxvt -bg black -fg white and it works, but only for that session.

is there a way to make it permanently?
Old 04-20-2004, 07:12 PM   #2
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add it to your enviorment. E.g. for bash it's .bash_profile or .profile or .bashrc Check for what your shell provides.

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I believe you can specify rxvt-specific stuff in ~/.Xresources, also. Check out the rxvt man page.


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