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Is it possible to change the default foreground text coulour in the F1-F6 Terminals or the machines bios colour? I Love Green on Black and change it in the konsole/uxterm/Term etc as soon as I install the OS. But is it possible on the tty Pure Shell terminals ie. Ctrl+Alt+F1 etc.

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You must learn color escapes and bash prompt contruction.

For this follow this:

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