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Old 01-23-2005, 12:06 AM   #1
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Question Change background color


Hi

How can I change the background color(instead of the normal white color) of my terminal everytime I execute a file to make the contents of the file look more interesting? Do I have to change anything in the settings or add extra lines to the file that I have created?


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Old 01-23-2005, 12:11 AM   #2
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Which terminal are you using?
 
Old 01-23-2005, 12:17 AM   #3
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i'm using a normal terminal, from red hat linux 9, the one we can choose from the GUI, is that what you mean?my file is created with the vi editor..
 
Old 01-23-2005, 12:20 AM   #4
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Are you using Gnome, KDE or.........? There are many different terminal programs.

For example I am using Slackware with Windowmaker and use Aterm for my terminal.
 
Old 01-23-2005, 12:30 AM   #5
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I'm using Gnome, i suppose
 
Old 01-23-2005, 12:39 AM   #6
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Ok, so I am assuming you are using gnome-terminal. Open the terminal window and select help; should be a subsection called "Preferences" srcoll through that. There should be two catagories that will interest you colours & effects.
 
Old 01-23-2005, 04:17 AM   #7
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Thanks a lot, i've got it done!
 
  


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