How to change the color of your Linux terminal

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How to change the color of your Linux terminal

Post by crosscourt » Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:47 am

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Re: How to change the color of your Linux terminal

Post by tlmiller » Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:37 am

Back when I was first learning Arch linux and Gentoo (yeah, LONG time ago), I used to do this a lot. Now rarely do it, but I think I did change it on my Arch install because the default colors it decides to use when doing a search for packages was REALLY hard for me to read. Other than for that, I rarely do this anymore.

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Re: How to change the color of your Linux terminal

Post by dai_trying » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:16 am

I have messed about with doing changes like this, but as I re-install more often than the average user I am quite used to using whatever the distro supplies as default and only change things that I find annoying/unmanageable.

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Re: How to change the color of your Linux terminal

Post by crosscourt » Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:36 pm

Same here as I do a lot of installs but sometimes changing the color really helps my vision. Htop is another app where I end up changing the color to enhance my ability to read the numbers.
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Re: How to change the color of your Linux terminal

Post by dai_trying » Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:31 pm

It would certainly make sense for you to make the changes, but as I have no actual reason to change I leave it to defaults.

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