Questions related to screen/app colour problems on display devices running Ubuntu.

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Color of Pop window

How to change color of pop up window
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SSH secure shell not working with vim colors

The script: 256colors2.pl when run from putty returns the correct colors, from SSH secure shell nothing happen, it doesn't open, on-screen appears nothing. user@ubuntu:~$ ./256colors2.pl ...
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Color calibration on Ubuntu

I noticed that colours on Ubuntu look different than on Windows, on the same laptop. The problem is that when I use Photoshop in Virtualbox and I make a solid colour image in one colour, and when I ...
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Nvidia X server settings go default after boot

Okay, just for your information , I am a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu. Installed it today! Everything, so far seems great however I have stumbled upon an issue which is that the Nvidia X ...
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Why is it that the Software Center still has issues with the text color of the program selected?

... I have lost track about the many different releases that still show the selected program in Software Center in a practically invisible text color. Go ahead, ask a low vision person to look at ...
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Another Abiword episode - Cannot change background color

I'm hoping someone can help me out as I am at a loss! I have many old, personal documents that I have continually ongoing work on... I don't know if I am photosensitive or what, but I cannot stand ...
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run a command, send output to mail with stderror colored

I have a script that writes to the STDOUT and STDERR. I can pipe the script to mail so it sends me an email of the output. What I want to do now is have the STDERR of the output colored such that the ...
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Color adjustment for 100 jpg files: Fast workflow for save+next

I want to do manual color adjustment for 100 jpg files. The workflow I use at the moment works like this: open first jpg in gimp. do manual color adjustment. Either "auto" or "curves" save jpg ...
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Invert colors, change to grayscale as a toogle

I want to toogle my screen colors (for example with keyboard shortcut) between normal and inverted+grayscale. xcalib -i -a does what I need to invert them, but does not seem to be capable for making ...
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How to change tooltip font and colour?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and after having a look at this and this I've been wondering if there is also a way of changing the font used in tooltips? And if I can also change the ...
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Plymouth check gets stuck, preventing service operation

This is a strange one. If I do, say service jenkins start it will always freeze/get stuck, like waiting for some input. Same is with all services and start/stop commands. However, if I do it like ...
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Disable color printing from `Document Viewer`

In Document Viewer version 3.10.03, is the color printing capability a function of the driver or a function of Document Viewer itself? I want to print black only but when hunt for a way to disable ...
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how to make the dictionary panel applet text field text be black

How do I make the text color black in the text field of the dictionary applet in the panel? I'm using a slightly personalized Greybird theme on XUbuntu 14.04, where I've got rid of much of that gray ...
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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Konsole is monochrome

I'm sort of new to Linux (only knew it existed for about 3 months). I installed kde-full on Ubuntu Trusty. The terminal in GNOME is much more colorful as in here: ...
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How to change desktop background colour in GNOME?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have set an image as my desktop background, it has a white bit around it, however when I set it to be "Spanned" on my desktop in the GNOME Tweak ...
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Pale/Opaque font color

I don't know what I did but all of a sudden certain fonts (Courier, I believe) displayed on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine became kind of pale/opaque, which makes coding very challenging. See the below ...
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Rainbow Unity Colors?

Silly question here, but would it be possible to have a script that runs in the background, and automatically changes the colors of the Unity DE so it cycles through a rainbow? By the Unity DE ...
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ASUS Splendid Utility for color management in linux

after install of windows on most asus laptop the screen looks bluish, so its be recommended to install asus utility "ASUS SPLENDID UTILITY" for reality look of colors on the desktop and then have to ...
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How to tweak/customize GTK theme?

I installed Ubuntu with Unity desktop environment and then I installed GTK Theme, which is called Numix Dark. I really like the theme, but I would love to change some colors of the theme. I want to ...
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Why isn't my ls not changing colors?

For some reason I can't change the colors of the following file extensions. Here is what I added to the end of my ~/.bashrc file: alias ls-"ls --color=auto" LS_COLORS=$LS_COLORS:"*.pl=32:*.lua=35;41" ...
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How to clear PS1's formatting in gnome-terminal?

I have configured gnome-terminal in .bashrc to have custom colours: PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[00;37m\][\[\033[00;32m\]\t\[\033[00;37m\]] ...
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After projector gets restarted the picture has less colors

Running on an AMD A8 machine I use the fglrx driver in Xubuntu to fire Xorg on my rooms wall through a projector. After the projector gets shut off (to standby) and switched on again the picture ...
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what is a default color of the bacground of command line terminal [duplicate]

Hey kinda of a lame qustion, but I just update my ubantu to biolinux and the color of my command line terminal got changed, its kinda annoying cause I'm used to dark purple color, Im trying to create ...
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Change color of mouse frame

I have some difficulties in describing my problem, so I created this Screenshot, which is part of my desktop. If you hold the left mouse button and pull a frame, its color is black. How can I change ...
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Colorful bash script [duplicate]

I want to write a bash script that prints some information to the terminal STDOUT. For better readability and structure, I would like to color the different items and highlight them this way. Now, is ...
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Change color scheme for xfce4 terminal manually

I want to bind a shortcut to change my solarized color schemes (dark and light). For this purpose I need to know a command for terminal to change its color scheme, but I haven't found such one and I ...
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“colormgr get-devices” returns empty list

I've a fresh install of 15.04 on my laptop. I was trying to set up a color profile for my monitors using a Spider 4. When I open the color settings I get the message: No devices supporting color ...
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Printer Color Management How do I calibrate my printer?

I currently have a dilemma. My computer prints fine on windows, but in linux the colors are too dark. I am relatively new to linux, and I can not for the life of me find out how to make my printer's ...
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How to make the shell aware of the terminal profile

I am using gnome-terminal 3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. I recently decided to try the Solarized color scheme. This involves making a few changes: Making a Gnome terminal profile with the Solarized ...
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Why does gedit require restart to change color scheme to a custom xml?

I created a custom color theme by copying, renaming, and editing cobalt.xml in /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles. When I tried to add this theme via Edit > Preferences, Fonts & Colors tab, ...
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Enable syntax coloring in Geany?

Online all the examples for Geany have syntax coloring, but I couldn't figure out how to enable this feature. I downloaded Geany, then created a new python file, but whenever as I type a keyword, ...
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Scientific plotter that works with dark themes

I have to plot and analyze some data, and the programs I know are Scidavis and Qtiplot. The problem is that both do not work on dark themes (white text on white, black text on black), and in the ...
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The foreground color changes after `ls` command

I change shell's foreground color with echo -ne '\e[1;31m' command but when I execute ls command the foreground color reverts back to the original previous color. This weird behavior doesn't occur ...
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Internet Text & Ubuntu Menu Text Color variegated - hard to read

I'm a new user to linux/ubuntu and I have just installed the ubuntu 14.04 version. The drop-down menu text and the internet texts appear to be orange/red and fade/mix-up randomly. Sometimes texts ...
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calibrate screen, gnome color manager (calibrate button disabled)

I recently noticed that the white on my ubuntu is not exactly white, its redish. Now since I found about it, it is bugging me. How can I calibrate my screen so that white on my ubuntu is same as white ...
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How to change the title bar font color of the Radiance Theme (gtk-3.0)

There are a number of question/answers on changing the Ubuntu gtk-3.0 themes. I have changed the title bar color and added borders. However, I can't figure out how to successfully change the font ...
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display in grayscale

I need to show my desktop in gray-scale mode. On MacOS I can do it in accessibility mode. I tried with compiz config but the color filter was removed from Ubuntu 14.04. Who can help me? I use Ubuntu ...
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Hue (tint, color) correction using avconv

I'm trying to make a demonstration of orange and blue color timing. I've been told I can do this in the YIQ domain by increasing the level of I and decreasing Q. So I want to take a video, rotate the ...
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How to apply Vim color scheme to all users?

I installed a new color scheme for my vim editor and have put an entry in ~/.vimrc to start vim everytime with this color scheme. But the problem is it applies to vim sessions opened ONLY with sudo. ...
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Fancy apt-get output

How can you have a cleaner and fancier output with or with out colors form apt-get not apt something like the yum update output
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Syntax highlighting for Python in gedit

I'm using the default setting. I'm looking for a simple legend that says 'this color means that' or 'comments are blue, functions are green', whatever. I'd think the need for this would be painfully ...
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Screen colours shifted

I have an Eee with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and recently I noticed a shifted in the screen colours: the whites are still white and the black are still black, but now light colours are in shades of ...
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How do I properly install BALLView?

I installed BALLView via the software centre and while the program starts OK it is having difficulty in colouring models properly. See the colour palette for the different chemical elements has been ...
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“Background” tab missing in terminal profile settings

I want to make my Terminal transparent. The setting need is in the profile settings dialog of the Terminal, in the "Background" tab. The problem is, that tab just isn't there with my Ubuntu: Left is ...
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How to change color of desktop “Selection Box” ? “Not Duplicate”

First Picture. The Desktop "Selection Box" As You see in this picture, the color is brown same as my notification bubble, whereas the "selected" item color is the same with my theme. But ...
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Possible to create a PDF that includes LO Writer's “Document Background” color?

LibreOffice Writer includes an "Export to PDF" option. When I use this, the PDF's background is always white. Yet in the LibreOffice Writer file I am exporting from, it has a dark-gray background. In ...
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Why isn't Gnome Color applying my color profile?

I'm trying to use the Gnome Color (default Color app in /usr/bin/gnome-control-center.real color) to manage my laptop's color profile. However, only some of the color profile actually change the ...
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How to change the color of stdout content?

I need to change the output color of stdout in terminal, That means I need to show the outputs in colored contents. For that I have tried like this. Bhuvanesh: May$ tput setaf 3 ; ls ...
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Change page color of some documents

I use Okular for handling my documents (pdf, epub, djvu) and one of the features I like is its ability to change page color to something that soothes your eye ( I generally set it moderate greyish ...