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Old 08-10-2003, 07:20 PM   #1
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changing the shell font and colors


im curious as to if i can change the shell font and/or colors in RH9....and by 'shell' i mean the black and white text only before gdm or any graphical interface at all

just lookin for looks
Old 08-10-2003, 10:30 PM   #2
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are you talking about your terminal? if so what terminal do you use.
Old 08-10-2003, 10:31 PM   #3
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not a terminal program- but im not sure exactly what it is called

im speaking of the black and white text only screen where i log-in as my user, call up startx, and etc
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The program that you are talking about is bash. You can learn how to configure the bash font and colors by typing in:
man bash

Once you work out the proper form of the bash command that you want to to enter you then have to find where the boot process calls bash to give you a login prompt. I think that is in one of the scripts in the /etc/init.d directory but I don't know which one, especially on Red Hat.


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