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Old 04-29-2008, 11:44 AM   #1
GlupFire
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change mrxvt font color


Hi , I want to change my font color of the mrxvt...
i'm using a xft font ... how can I do this ? I wanna white ....
i'm almost forgeting... how can I turn off the window border of the mrxvt? I can't find these things in the man pages.
thanks.

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Old 04-29-2008, 12:24 PM   #2
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with either xterm or rxvt you can change the background color or foreground color (fonts) by adding the following to the command:

rxvt -bg black -fg white (same with xterm)

or whatever color combination you want

rxvt -bg MidnightBlue -fg Red (same with xterm)

one thing i like about xterm is you can change the font size by holding down CTRL and right clicking inside the xterm window, most of the time i use either xfce4's terminal or sakura which is a nice xterminal emulator too...
 
Old 09-26-2009, 02:28 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Okie View Post
with either xterm or rxvt you can change the background color or foreground color (fonts) by adding the following to the command:

rxvt -bg black -fg white (same with xterm)

or whatever color combination you want

rxvt -bg MidnightBlue -fg Red (same with xterm)

one thing i like about xterm is you can change the font size by holding down CTRL and right clicking inside the xterm window, most of the time i use either xfce4's terminal or sakura which is a nice xterminal emulator too...
You can also change it in the mrxvt configuration file, normally ~/.mrxvtrc (see the mrxvt man page for alternatives). There's a sample file called mrxvtrc.sample, loaded during installation (location varies; try /usr/local/etc/mrxvt/mrxvtrc.sample, /usr/etc/mrxvt/mrxvtrc.sample or search for it) which you can copy to ~/.mrxvtrc and customise.

The defaults are set in Mrxvt.foreground and Mrxvt.background. If you are using Classes/Profiles (via mrxvt's -name option) then check the Classes section of ~/.mrxvtrc to see which profile number is nominated on the <class name>.initProfileList and set the colour in the corresponding Mrxvt.profile<n>.background etc.

The colour definitions look something like "#efd5c6". If you want to pick your colour interactively, the Gimp's Toolbox->"Foreground and Background Colors" tool will generate the (HTML) hex string for the colour you select and you can copy-and-paste it into ~/.mrxvtrc.

Last edited by catkin; 09-26-2009 at 02:30 PM. Reason: Clarity
 
  


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