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Old 04-30-2005, 02:11 AM   #1
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How to Change Console Text Colour


I'd like to change the console text color to green, and possible also the font. Any idea on how to accomplish this?

Old 04-30-2005, 08:41 AM   #2
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Use the setterm command to set terminal atributes. See man setterm for more details.
Old 04-30-2005, 08:48 AM   #3
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Can't you enable a menubar by right clicking the terminal window? Then, under edit->profiles you can change colors.
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thanks guys,

it works momentarily if I append & to the colour, but then the effect wears away after 1 line, any ideas why?


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