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Old 02-10-2008, 08:55 PM   #1
dale504
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how do i produce an alias for xterm?


ok what I'm trying to do is make xterm open with a blue backround and have white text,but I do not know where to start I think first I need a script file to set xterm at start up? and how do i run the alias in xterm?
 
Old 02-10-2008, 09:06 PM   #2
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Code:
mkdir ~/bin
echo '#!/bin/sh' > ~/bin/xterm
echo 'xterm -bg blue -fg white' >> ~/bin/xterm
chmod +x ~/bin/xterm
echo '$PATH=~/bin:$PATH' >> ~/.bashrc
Maybe this is what you want.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 09:09 PM   #3
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I think so I will try it!

thanks alot!!

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