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Color profile change seems to have no effect

I'm using a machine with both, Windows (10) and Linux Mint + Unity installed. Colors on Linux look quite strange and poorly calibrated, but everything looks fine on Windows. I was assuming that my ...
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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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GRUB2 menu not using correct colors, submenu does [closed]

Using Linux Mint upgrade function (17 Qiana -> 17.1 Rebecca) I lost my colors set for GRUB menu. It has added an submenu "Previous Linux versions", when I navigate in there, the color is correct. BTW: ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu alternative for DELL True Colors for Windows

I have purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series lap top which comes with Windows 8.1 per-installed. It has an option called "Enable True Colors" in Dell's graphics configuration utility. Once ...
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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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Display color calibration error “unknown calibration display type selection”

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.04. Running Settings-Color-Calibrate Have "Eye-one display 2" sensor connected and working. Getting the message during step be step calibration configuration: ...
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Gnome-terminal not working properly with screen-256colors

Today I noticed I did not have 256 color support in Weechat. I decided this would be a quick fix. It isn't. First thing I googled was how to test the color support in terminal. I have installed ...
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How to permanantly change the color scheme of the terminal?

I have just installed solarized color scheme for ubuntu gnome terminal. I have followed this tutorial. eval dircolors ~/.dircolor - this command s causing problems. When I use this command, it ...
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Different Terminal Colors under same user

How would I be able to run multiple terminal instances, each with their own color style or color profile simultaneously, under the same user?
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Customize Colors for Bash Terminal

I found this nice color library called Solarize which promises to liven up my hacking experience with a color terminal. I am not where to add the Solarize files to change. I found some ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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Print second vowel in word in red color

How do I print the second vowel in a word in red or blue color. Let say I execute my script called "script1" which reads a text file. My script should be able to print the second vowel in every word ...
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messed with my partitions

i did something very stupid, and i messed with my partitions; i can access everything (already backed up my ubuntu partition) but i dont think i have enough space for backing up my other partition but ...
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Mutt - colorize messages according to folders they are in

Is it possible to somehow set colors of messages that while viewing the index in INBOX, if certain message is also (apart from INBOX) in e.g. folder school, it'll have different color? (As it is ...
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High Contrast Gedit Tabs

I can barely see the which Gedit tab is "activated". I believe this is controlled by the operating system. I looked in Ubuntu Tweak > Miscellaneous but I don't see any color or contrast settings ...
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Vim doesn't have 256 colors

I've been experimenting with different colorschemes in vim lately. My problem is that the colors used by the schemes only use the 16 colors in my Profile Preferences, even though my terminal supports ...
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Terminal color scheme not working

How can I reset gnome-terminal color scheme? My terminal not showing color difference when I use ls command. All files and directories shown in white. It's difficult to see which one is directory and ...
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Strange terminal color setting issue

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server (3.13.0.45) which I usually access over SSH. I set up a custom prompt with the following in my .bashrc file: # uncomment for a colored prompt, if the ...
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tmux in terminal forcing 16 color approximation

In the Ubuntu version of gnome-terminal I'm seeing a weird problem with colors that I know is somehow related to gnome-terminal because this same setup works fine with iTerm2 on my Mac. From terminal ...
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Ubuntu conected at VGA port adds a red tint to HDMI ports

I connected one of my computers with an Intel onboard video card to my LCD TV via VGA port, since it is the only video output that the computer has. After installing Ubuntu when I got back to the HDMI ...
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How to add custom color scheme to gedit-3.14.0

I change the xml file in the /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/ but it didn't work, and when I want to add my own scheme through the Preference --> Font&Color and it replied that "The ...
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grep - highlight inside a highlight

I'm facing difficulties while trying to multicolor-highlight matches using grep's color environment. After I stumbled across Colored grep, I found it very useful to highlight multiple pattern in a ...
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How do I change the Panel and menu bar to a specific color of my choosing?

I already know how to change themes but I'm quite fond of the Ambiance pack that I'm using. My problem is a slight annoyance, yet an annoyance nonetheless. I want to know how to change the Panel/Menu ...
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Display goes weird on raising lid after keeping it closed for some time

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVE15137. The issue is, when I shut the lid of the laptop (my settings let it stay running, it doesn't suspend or lock the screen), and raise the lid after,say, ...
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Make pdf reading a liitle more comfortable (using okular)

Firstly, apologies for a vague title ; I didnt know what to say. I have a particular pdf (book). However I am having a lot of trouble reading this pdf. The issue is that the background color, which ...
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Import .icm color profile from Windows

Total noob in Ubuntu here so I need help for installing and using color profiles... I have a Color profile made with a spyder3 elite hardware calibrator and saved an .icm profile in Windows 7. I ...
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How to make Ubuntu text color easier to read?

In Ubuntu 14.04 default text and icons color are gray and these are less clear and not easily to read. How can I make that colors darker and change to black or something else?
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HTML messages coloured incorrectly in KMail

In KMail, this for example is the render for an email: While this is the email from the same mailing list in Fastmail. I have tried flipping colours in the fonts, to turning HTML on and off, but ...
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Printing photos with Canon IP4000R - wrong colors (desaturated,too much yellow…)

I'm trying to use my Canon PIXMA IP4000R printer with Ubuntu. It is installed correctly: CUPS+Gutenprint, and I have no issue when printing documents. However when printing photos (for example with ...
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How can I change the color of gedit's spell checking underline?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 today, and in its version of gedit (3.10.4), the spell-checking plugin highlights misspelled words in light grey. Is there a way to change it back to red? I poked around the ...
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how to make wine looks like my desktop colour scheme using WINETRICKS in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I notice a post What can be done to make Wine look more integrated into Unity?, in the post it was mentioned that I can make wine looks like my Desktop's colour ...