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Old 07-25-2003, 07:44 PM   #1
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The looks


How do I make linux look all snazzy with the flashing rectangle for a cursor at the shell and the cool text and stuff? I'm running Linux From Scratch, and the text all looks like it's out of DOS.

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Old 07-25-2003, 08:57 PM   #2
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snazzy bash and xterm

bash and xterm are highly configurable. Try:
man bash
man xterm
to get explanations of all of the possible parameters. Then configure bash and xterm by trial and error until you get THE look.
 
Old 07-25-2003, 11:09 PM   #3
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It's not the shell. My text is displayed DOS-like. I want it to be displayed Linux like. Just boot any non-LFS Linux distro to a shell, then boot DOS to see what I mean.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 12:05 AM   #4
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I'm good. Just had to change my Lilo params to vga=794. (the video mode code for 1024x768 with 16,000,000 colors) It now boots with cool Linux text, cursor, and penguin logo.
 
Old 08-03-2003, 02:45 PM   #5
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Lilo gfx enhancements

I just installed lilo with the gfx patch which now loads nice color background screens for lilo with adjustable menu positions. But I'd also like to the Fonts and I don't know how. Anyone who can help me?
 
  


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