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I am using Ubuntu 12.04.I am using Gedit with one of the plugin called Embeded Terminal which is used to place the terminal attached at the bottom part of the Gedit.Now my problem is in that embeded terminal both the screen background and text is in white color,so its difficult to see any text there.I tried to configure the fonts in dconf editor.But there was not any good result.Here I am attaching the screenshot of the configuration of dconf editor that I have changed.So please help me to solve this.Any help will be highly appreciable.dconf configuration of embeded terminal

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You have too many characters in your color defs. Change background color to #FFFFFF and foreground color to #000000. You can use an online tool such as this one, to pick the colors you want. You can also use color names, like red, black or blue. Also, in case others are having this issue, make sure you uncheck use-theme-colors, as it is checked by default.

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While it seems to be a "won't-fix" bug, another user says he solved: How can I change the color of the text in a terminal embedded in GEdit?

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Install dconf-editor by sudo apt-get install dconf-editor

Open dconf-editor, go to org-gnome-gedit. Change background-color and foreground-color. Then don't forget to uncheck use-theme-color

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