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I want to use a text editor like vim to edit various configuration options such as the following:

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In which configuration files are options like the above stored?

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The terminal configuration is not on a file, but in a gconf storage that cannot be edited directly. To change these settings you need to either use the graphical interface or open gconf-editor and change the values in apps/gnome-terminal.

You can also change those values via the command-line tool gconftool-2.

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