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Redshift/F.lux not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed both Redshift and F.lux on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine to try to change the color temperature of my screen. I can open the apps, but neither of them has an effect on the screen color ...
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How can I make the text color on my ubuntu theme work with different background colors?

I'm running 14.04 and I figured out how to edit theme colors recently so I changed some colors in the Ambiance gtk-main.css file. I have the nautilus bg color set to dark grey and I want the text to ...
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Whiptail change background color dynamically from magenta?

How would one change the background color on the fly for Whiptail. For example red, green, or yellow, Blue seams to be a lack of color. I checked How to get rid of purple background color in newt ...
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Kubuntu Breeze-Dark not working as expected

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. When I tried switching to breeze-dark I applied the following steps: Go to system settings --> workspace theme. Change to breeze dark. Go to color, double check that breeze ...
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Washed out colors on a Macbook Pro; the usual answer doesn't work

Xubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 2012 version. r@r-MacBookPro:~$ xrandr --query Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1280 x 800, maximum 32767 x 32767 LVDS1 connected 1280x800+0+0 (normal left inverted ...
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Set desktop icons background color Kubuntu 16.04

I just installed Kubuntu 16.04. Still exploring, not sure how much of an improvement over 14.04 it is, but I already have one question: I always set some desktop icons for easy starting. In 14.04, I ...
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How can I set background and foreground terminal colors from CLI in Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I used to use this answer to set my terminal colors to black on white from the command line as follows. gconftool-2 --set "/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/use_theme_colors" --type bool false ...
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MSI True Color like program for ubuntu?

Is there any program that can globally change the color mode (color profiles like game, office, video, etc..) like MSI True Color for ubuntu?
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Non-printing characters showing up in terminal prompt

Without color my prompt looks like this: [0] [dimo414@dimo414:/tmp] $ echo $PS1 | sed 's/\x1b/\\e/g' \n[0] [dimo414@dimo414:/tmp]\n\$ I add some color and \[...\] delimit it: [0] ...
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Custom Folder Color

my apologies if this is not the right forum for my query. I am on Ubuntu 16.04. I found 'Folder Color' application good enough to change the color of a folder. I set a custom color. I got to know ...
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How to custom or improve Display Color enhancement in Ubuntu?

I am looking for either idea or help. I really want to see my laptop screen fill with a good color. Do i need to use 3rd application or something else? Thanks for helping...
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badwolf color scheme does not work on ubuntu 14.04

I want to use color scheme badwolf for my vim so I downloaded it from here https://github.com/sjl/badwolf and copied colors/badwolf.vim to my ~/.vim/colors directory. But it does not work. It does not ...
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Change color on Kubuntu

There is a very annoying thing on Kubuntu. When I'm on youtube.com search bar is like following image It 'pretty much the text is not visible. What options do I have to change settings to change ...
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How can I reset ubuntu gnome terminal options?

I have Ubuntu gnome on my laptop and in my terminal all the text is green. However, on another computer my text is green but the bold text is a different color. I already changed the bold text on my ...
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How do I change the “unsaved” colour in Geany's open document tab?

I haven't been able to find the location to change the colour I highlighted in the posted image. It isn't in the installed Geany theme. I think it has to do with Ubuntu's theme but I haven't been ...
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How to change the color/background of ncurses during server installation process?

During server installation you are met with ncruses - old school looking text, blocks and status bars with a purple background. I'm wondering how I can change the colors, or even add ASCII art to the ...
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looking for a dyslexic colour tint for my screen [duplicate]

I am looking a program to put a green colour tinted filter over my screen? can anyone help?
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How to get rid of purple background color in newt apps?

For some reason newt apps (whiptail, partimage, debconf ...) have all decided to use purple background. How to get regular blue background back ? $ whiptail --title 'WARNING' --yesno "Completely ...
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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Enable 256 colors in Konsole (Kubuntu)

I would like to enable 256 colors in Konsole but I didn't get it working the right way. I have set in my enviroment: TERM=xterm-256color $ tput colors 256 But the colortest of base16 always prints ...
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Unable to change title bar color

This is the current title bar with no effect from the theme This is the title bar I expect with the sample theme I am unable to change my title bar color and theme. I use Ubuntu tweak, unity ...
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vim theme showing up strange in tmux

My vim is configured like so: syntax on colorscheme brogrammer set nu set expandtab set tabstop=4 set autoindent My tmux is configured like so: set -g default-terminal "xterm-256color" ...
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How to use a particular gnome-terminal profile like (base-16-default-dark) every time I start a new terminal?

I would like to use Base-16-default-dark base16 color scheme profile for my newly start terminals. Right now every time i open a new terminal it get loaded with default color scheme and i have to ...
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Color coding the terminal with ANSI R,G,B

My question is where would be an appropriate place to share the below script? r=0 g=0 b=0 while : ; do for ((r=0;r<6;r++)); do color=$((16+36*r+6*g+b)); printf "\033[38;5; ...
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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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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 ...