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It has the same reason why almost every webbrowser (FF,IE,Safari,Chrome,...) uses Mozilla in their User Agent String. The TERM variable set to xterm only means that your terminal is compatible with the xterm terminal (has the same capabilities), so the system can treat it and communicate with it as it would with an xterm. The system has the terminfo ...
It is simple. dircolors set colour for ls. In the above mentioned link there are few predefined colour scheme for ls. when you run the following command in terminal eval `dircolors /path/to/dircolorsdb` The stored database is loaded and ls output colors changes accordingly. If you close the existing terminal it will not be available anymore. To make the ...
The escape codes needs to be interpreted correctly and not literally, before writing the string to file: # echo -e '\e[1;31mUbuntu\e[0m' > /etc/issue
The command "setterm" can be used to change the background color of consoles. There are many parameters that can be changed. Try this to get started: setterm -background red clear Then have a look at man setterm to see what else you can play with.
RGB colour code for Purple(aubergine) is 119,41,83. That's Red: 119, Green: 41 and Blue: 83 Ubuntu Orange is 221,72,20. That's Red: 221, Green: 72 and Blue: 20.
doug's answer is good but it's overkill. You can actually copy /usr/share/themes/Ambiance into your ~/.themes directory and then edit Ambiance just for your user.
click windows button and in Appearance find the theme and change default dark Ambiance theme to Radiance
cat /etc/bash.bashrc | grep PS1= pico /etc/bash.bashrc Edit the line you saw with first command. My problem is that .bashrc was not working and apparently a default of /etc/bash.bashrc is used even prior authentication. Modifying this file solved my problem totally .
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