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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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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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1answer
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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 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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1answer
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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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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 ...
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changing directory color in CLI

Im having a hard time reading in blue colored text, whenever i work using cli, directory colors are by default blue or so, my co-worker changed it to blue. how can i easily change the directory color ...
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green header file

In terminal, when I type ls, I see some header files (like foo.h) in green. As far as I know, green corresponds to executable files. So why some of the those header files are in green?
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How can I colorize code sent to STDOUT?

Most text editors - vim, emacs, kate, gedit - have colorizers, so that, depending on the language you're programming in, it will color the text differently. Is there a way to do that for code sent to ...
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2answers
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Colorize hardlinks in ls output?

How can I colorize hardlinks myself? Turns out on an old Ubuntu 10.04 I have, this happens by default (same .bashrc and .profile in use), whereas on the newer Ubuntu 12.04 it doesn't. This is the ...
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dircolors/ls not being displayed correctly under NTFS drive

I've been messing around with the colours of the files under the .dircolor file, and it worked perfectly under the Linux folders. But whenever I try to ls to a NTFS folder all files are displayed ...
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Change directory colour displayed in the terminal

I would like to change the colour displayed of some folders when I do ls. Right now I have a directory with movies and I would like to be able to see the ones that I haven't seen in a different ...
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1answer
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vim & colors from ANSI Escape Sequences: how to display in vim the same colors that are displayed with the cat command

Here's what I'm doing: I'm echoing through Php colors like this: php creates output containing ANSI escape sequences that color text when it is displayed through the shell on my terminal. You can ...
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Why does the Solarized theme for Oh-My-Zsh look duller on Ubuntu than on Mac?

I'm using the Solarized Dark theme for Oh-My-Zsh on both my Mac and Ubuntu computers, but the Ubuntu terminal looks terrible in comparison. The colors are dull and the names of folders are just plain ...
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Default terminal text and background both black

Upgraded to 12.04 and default terminal is black text on black background. I can right-click in the terminal and change the color, but the "Back Up" window is also black on black.
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Xubuntu - how to restore “default” terminal text coloring

TerminalEmulator is preset to match Xubuntu theme, but it is rather low contrast and I would like to use other theme. The standard ones, like Tango and Linux Colors are enough, any ideas?
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Changing colors for user, host, directory information in terminal command prompt

Is it possible to change the colors in the command prompt for the user@computer, as well as the the current directory and command parts of the prompt display? I've already seen something like this ...
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How can I reset the terminal colors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reset the terminal properties and preferences? I was messing around with my terminal colors, and didn't realize I was modifying the default profile. Now I want it ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to color-code the output of apt?

With the plethora of possibilities for most command-line tools, I would be surprised to learn that there is no way to colorize the info that apt-get, apt-cache, and related tools return. Even so, ...
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1answer
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How can I get colors in TTY working correctly?

I use vim a lot and it occurs to me that most of the time I don't even really need a GUI, since I'll only use my computer to take notes in VIM. The problem is, though, is that colors don't show up ...
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dircolors/ls colors not being displayed correctly using byobu

On my NAS box running Ubuntu 11.04 I'm experiencing an odd issue with dircolors inside byobu. Per the image below, everything works fine outside byobu. The prompt (zsh), vim, and everything else works ...
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Is it possible to colorize permissions-part of the output of `ls`?

In the rwx permissions that are listed by ls -l, is it possible to put the first set of rwx in red, the next in blue and the third in green? For example, is the following possible:
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Changing colors in terminal output

When i write scripts i want that some lines are colored in output. My questions is not about changing prompt (PS1) but for example how can i change that the output, let us say, "cat ...
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Script to display all terminal colors

Throughout the internet I have seen many people with scripts that prints out a bunch of stuff in all the colors defined in ~/.Xdefaults. However when I try to use these, I always get error: Bad ...
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Is there a command-line tool which returns the colour of the pixel based on screen co-ordinates?

Is there a command-line tool returns the colour value of a pixel, based solely on its screen co-ordinates. Is there such a tool? (Also: The tool should not require any user action. It is to run in ...
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How do I enable full-color support in Vim?

I have a lovely Vim colorscheme (xoria256) and it looks brilliant in GVim, but when I use normal vim in Terminal, the colorscheme is only partially supported -- for example, the default ...