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Old 07-16-2013, 07:38 AM   #1
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Color Palette Not Working Gnome Terminal


I want to change the colors in gnome-terminal, so I edited profile preferences and changed the color palette. But the colors are not changing.

I have unchecked "Use colors from system theme"

Also, I noticed that the colors for .png files in Pictures directory are changing on selecting different themes, but colors for links, directories, etc are not changing.

I am using Fedora 19.
 
Old 07-16-2013, 11:15 AM   #2
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Hi: sunveer

I'm running Fedora as well; however:
I have never changed the colors in the terminal but these articles look like a good
place to start-

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/questi...rminal-colors/
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Featur...olor_Terminals
http://linuxers.org/howto/how-change...ine-or-console
http://askubuntu.com/questions/89699...er-in-the-same

Hope that helps-

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Old 07-16-2013, 11:36 AM   #3
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Did not solve my problem.
 
Old 07-16-2013, 11:47 AM   #4
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You can give this a try:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-color-392784/

Go to your DIR_COLORS file and edit it-
But it will change it to no color at all--
Not sure what colors you want:-

Code:
# COLOR needs one of these arguments: 'tty' colorizes output to ttys, but not
# pipes. 'all' adds color characters to all output. 'none' shuts colorization
# off.
COLOR tty
I'll see if there is any more info. on the fedoraproject website in the meantime.
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:08 PM   #5
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I used this command in the terminal to find information about color and the terminal-
Code:
ulti:~$ dircolors -p
# Configuration file for dircolors, a utility to help you set the
# LS_COLORS environment variable used by GNU ls with the --color option.
# Copyright (C) 1996, 1999-2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
# Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification,
# are permitted provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.
# The keywords COLOR, OPTIONS, and EIGHTBIT (honored by the
# slackware version of dircolors) are recognized but ignored.
# Below, there should be one TERM entry for each termtype that is colorizable
TERM Eterm
Maybe this database is stored in the binary executable of the dircolors command itself, but it can always be overridden by settings in /etc/DIR_COLORS or better by $HOME/.dir_colors (for your own personal settings)

If that doesn't work than the only other thing I can think of is to look up
on the top bar of the terminal; pick Edit and pick the default profile and edit it. Pick the colors tab and check or un-check (depending on what you want) the box for "use colors from system theme"

http://linux.bigresource.com/Fedora-...SkCrOPbL7.html
https://ask.fedoraproject.org/questi...olors-for-git/

Hope that helps
 
Old 07-16-2013, 11:40 PM   #6
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I copied the /etc/DIR_COLORS file to ~/.dir_colors and changed the ownership of .dir_colors and now edited the color theme by doing Edit > Profile Prefences > Appearance and now its working like before. Like this file is not present locally on new Fedora 19.

Thanks a lot Ztcoracat for providing me a direction. I was really frustrated by not having the customized colors to work.

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Old 07-17-2013, 06:41 PM   #7
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You are Welcome Sunveer!

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