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How can Ubuntu be made grayscale? [duplicate]

I'd like to make everything grayscale. The utility xcalib can be used to invert the colours displayed (every colour displayed is changed to its compliment) using the following command: xcalib -i -a ...
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Edit an ICC profile

My laptop monitor is currently set up with an existing ICC profile, however, the color temperature is somewhat annoying at the default 6400K value. After some testing I found out, that 6000K is quite ...
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How do sensors-indicator colors work?

I have been using lm-sensors for a while now, and decided to try sensors-indicator not to enter the command manually on Terminal each time I want to take a quick look at my laptop's temperature. My ...
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How do I change the font colours for grub?

I managed to change the background on the boot screen and now I need to set the font colours to something I can read. I've been lurking around the Ubuntu Forums and the Ask site and I've also tried ...
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Customize gedit color theme as python idle

class Player(): My gedit used python idle theme so when i type this piece, 'class' show orange but 'Player' is black. so if i want change classname or function name's color into blue, what should i ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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How do I change the color of an icon

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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How do I calibrate colors without extra hardware, like dccw.exe on Windows?

Colors on my monitor are too yellow. On Windows 7, there is the color calibration tool accessible from the Control Panel, or as dccw.exe. I'd like to calibrate color without extra spectrometers ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes crashes and has colors messed up each time I restart my notebook due to AMD Radeon HD 8850m video card drivers bug? [closed]

I am a somewhat inexperienced Ubuntu user, so don't be too harsh on me: I've been trying to solve this issue for a while, thus any help I get will be extremely appreciated. I've just acquired a Dell ...
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Change font color on boot

My question is how to change the font color when ubuntu boots up(not GRUB!). I want a font color to be #00ff00(green) on a screen like this one: http://oi43.tinypic.com/2h4bwxd.jpg . Thanx in ...
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Bumblebee with nvidia has wierd colors - Lenovo Y410P

When i run optirun -c yuv glmark2 it renders a wierd horse instead of the normal one, and it is off to the side. http://i.stack.imgur.com/PfYe8.png instead of ...
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Modify Indicator Appearence

I've found a theme that I really like (Flatstudio for anyone interested), but there is only one minor thing that works not as expected: if you look at the screenshot at the indicator-messaging ...
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Can't get the right colors in gnome terminal

I want to use a base16 colorscheme from here. The steps I followed: cloned the repo ran the scripts changed the terminal profile to base16-default (which did change the colors) This is the result ...
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Can `cat` show files using code markup in colors?

Sometimes I quickly want to view the contents of a file from the command line. For this I of course use cat, but it is often source files in Python, Java or simple HTML. For these files it would be ...
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gedit terminal palette issues, again

I'm on ubuntu 12.04/precise with GNOME 3.4.2, running an XFCE 4.8 desktop. I have gedit 3.4.1 with terminal plugin 3.3.4. I'm trying to set my colour scheme to 'solarized dark'. In the screenshot ...
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Independence between sudo and the instruction it receives as an argument

I don't understand why the directory dir1 isn't shown with the same colour. Although this may look unimportant, it seems to me that this is a violation of the so oftenly mentioned principle of ...
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All photos open in pink-black (combination) color in my Ubuntu [closed]

When I click on any photo (any image file formats) (stored in my computer) to view, it doesn't open with original colour. The photo opens with combination of pink-black colour. Mostly pink colour is ...
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How to make dual monitors output the same color?

I have two monitors of different models connected to one video adapter. The color of output is very different. Is there a way that somehow I could get an ICC for one monitor based on the other? For ...
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Inverted desktop colors in ubuntu 12.04 after installation

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 in my old Sony Vaio PCG-XG29 laptop i found that the colors on my desktop (LXDE) were mixed up: The Red signal is being sent as Blue. The Green signal is being sent as ...
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Xresources not doing anything in 13.10

I'm trying to understand the capabilities of .Xresources yet I cannot get it do do even the most simple of configurations. For instance, I want to be able to change the background color of my ...
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Bold colors not matching text

On Ubuntu 13.10 I have my terminal profile preference checked to have bold color Same as text color. Yet when I run a script to check my colors I get the following output: This is really throwing ...
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Why aren't my bold colors displaying properly?

I am trying to get solarized to work in the gnome-terminal, tmux, and vim. It has been a chore. Just when I thought I had them set up properly I noticed that my bold font colors aren't displaying ...
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Explain: eval `dircolors /path/to/dircolorsdb`

Would someone be able to explain to me what this line does. I understand that eval creates a command by concatenating arguments. I also understand that the the text will execute because they are ...
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Why does gnome-terminal $TERM display xterm

I'm trying to get the solarized color scheme in my terminal and am working through some tutorials online. I have run across the $TERM environment variable that from my understanding is the current ...
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Special characters in /etc/issue

For some reason the color escape characters in my /etc/issue file are not working. They're being displayed as text: Here is the content of the file: ^[[1;31mUbuntu^[[0m And it outputs the exact ...
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Other backgrounds for tty Concoles?

I have in ~/.bashrc: if [ "$TERM" = "linux" ]; then echo -en "\e]P0232323" #black echo -en "\e]P82B2B2B" #darkgrey echo -en "\e]P1D75F5F" #darkred echo -en "\e]P9E33636" #red echo ...
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Change Skype's colors to black

I'm curious if there is a way in Ubuntu that I can change Skype's theme to black. I've been looking all over the internet until I finally found this operating system, and I may just download and use ...
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How to FULLY change the color of the terminal prompt

I've changed ~/.bashrc file of root and my own account. The problem is (maybe because of my encypted home directory): when I log in to my normal account: no color, when I log in as root: color! But ...
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Help, cannot Calibrate Camera

I have a problem calibrating my camera. It does not let me set a color theme, scheme or anything... I also can't calibrate it through Skype... I would like someone to help me with a solution . ...
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What's the common component for picking color in both Agave and gcolor2?

What's the common component for picking color in both Agave and gcolor2?
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Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Ambiance Colours

In previous versions of Ubuntu (including Ubuntu 13.04) I was able to change the system ambiance colour from orange to a colour of my liking by using this in the terminal: gsettings set ...
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Changing shell colors: “dircolors -b command not found”

(Preface: I'm brand new to Linux.) Problem I'm trying to change to colors of the file system in the bash shell. I've altered my .bashrc file according to: ...
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Colormake not working properly

I'm having a problem to use colormake (1) (2). First I installed it with apt-get and try to compile my makefile, but what I got, wasn't colourized properly. In other words, colors are changed, but ...
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How do I change xterm's menu background color?

My question is about xterm menu colors, but perhaps I'm doing something else wrong so I'm going to include the background steps that got me to this question. I'm trying to get XTerm to send escape ...
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changing the terminal line colors by commands

i want to change my gnome-terminal lines color by using commands. can somebody tell me how? i know how change it by going to profile and clicking Profiles" - "Profile preferences" - "color" - ...
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How do I change the color of the right click and drop down menus in Unity?

I would like to change the color of the right click and drop down menus in Unity to a transparent black color.When I say drop down menus I mean in the top left corner there are: File Edit View ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Screen color tone

I have just installed Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone (supposedly an unused one). The problem is: The middle part of the screen displays a color tone that's more yellowish than the ...
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Mediterranean themes for Unity - Change input form colors

I've installed Mediterranean themes and I am using the dark one. The problem is that @wolfram website the input form background color is black but the font is dark grey so it's difficult for me to ...
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How change system font color Ubuntu 12.04

I've been searching but i can't get a specific guide to changing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS' font color. I am using the Dfcon editor to change the background and base color of the system, the code being: ...
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After installing Ubuntu 13.04 via Mini.iso through USB all of the colors of my screen are messed up [Pictures]

HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Nividia GeForce 425M Ubuntu 13.04 Pictures: http://i.imgur.com/pOfYv73h.jpg http://i.imgur.com/shgNRSch.jpg If anymore information is needed just ask.
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How to tell which colour is which in Guake

I'm using Guake for my terminal, but every now and again, it produces some weird colour combinations which make stuff impossible to read. I just want it to be black and white, but I can't figure out ...
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How do I change the window color on Cinnamon?

I believe I've edited my theme files correctly. Here's my GTK-main file with the changes highlighted and my gtkrc file with changes highlighted. What do I need to do to get the Cinnamon window borders ...
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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not what I expected from shred - help to interpret output

I have a windoz xp disk that got infected by a virus, a particularly nasty one that hides in a gazillion places and 'activates' on many actions including plugging in any usb device, file writes, etc. ...
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Change color of top menubar / statusbar

I know there are a million posts on this but not a single one has helped me solve this... I'm trying to change the color of the top menubar/status bar of the system. I've managed to set the ...
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Color Calibration in Ubuntu and Xerox 8570 printer

The thumbnail size images show normal color of object. After double-clicking an image, appears off-color like it's shaded red. Printed photos are also off color. Ubuntu color setting states Xerox ...
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Calibrate the color profile for webcam

I'm using 12.10 Gnome. And I can't get my WebCam to work. This is the message I get when press the Calibrate... button: Installing packages by files isn't supported. This method hasn't yet been ...
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Launcher behaving strangely

Normally, when I change the wallpaper, Launcher used to adapt to the hue of the new wallpaper. But now, the Launcher's hue remains grayish irrespective of the wallpaper's colour. Moreover, I now ...
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How to colorize Xubuntu13.04 terminal? [duplicate]

On some pictures from the Internet there are colors in terminal. Even Cygwin under Windows has colors in its terminal. Here a pic from the Internet, for example: I have installed Xubuntu and my ...
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How do I set the prompt to use two colors?

However, one thing I liked about Mint was that the terminal would usually show two colors: everything from the left to the $ would be one color (green, I think), and every then past the $ would be ...