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How do i disable rezising and moving of the terminal screen and have it embedded to the background? like its always up and in the background as a part of the background. Not sure if i'm pharsing my question well. But any well would be appreciated, thanks
I would have to agree. I played with transparency for a while and thought it was cool But, you had to have the right background to be able to see everything. I finally gave up and went back to a plain old terminal.
Originally posted by Mara You can, in every window manager. Which one do you use?
thanks for reply
(i am referring to the colours/colors displayed in the terminal)
ok i edited /etc/DIR_COLORS according to the instructions in the file, but it did not work.
i am using redhat 8.0, KDE 3, and i use konsole as my terminal. when i do ls the different file types (executable, links, directories etc etc) all print in different colours/colors but some are inconvieniant cos i like to use transparency. i was hoping to change executables to bold red, and directories to black with white background.
does anyone know how i can do this? or at least point me in the direction of the correct config file.
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You can also use root-tail (already mentioned by MasterC) or colortail which is the color coded cousin of root-tail, although many prefer root-tail over colortail.
For colors, isn't it /etc/DIR_COLORS? Or perhaps /etc/profile, or some script in /etc/profile.d? Or maybe ~/.bashrc, or ~/.bash_profile.
I also think this is dependent on what distro you use, all of them like to mess with bash in different ways, so i suggest you try to find some distro related docs on this issue, or just grep the hell out of all the files that control bash.