I want to change my gnome-terminal lines color by using commands.
I know how change it by going to profile and clicking
Profiles" - "Profile preferences" - "color" - "background color", but I want to use commands.
In the current version of gnome-terminal you can't change background and color when starting a new terminal
It used to be with these options:
Now you can start your terminal specifying the profile:
You can also edit the current profile using gconftool. for instance, to edit colors of the Default profile:
Terminal has limited options. Install Terminator, many available options, multiple windows. You can select background and font color. All done through preferences GUI interface.
Or, get it through the Software Center.
Preferences can also be set through command line, by editing the Terminator config file.
The manpage for all available options for editing are contained in this link.