I don't want to change the default colors as such, I want to use a custom color. For example I want to lighten the blue as it is too dark. I don't want to change it to a different color, but make it lighter. Is that possible in linux? I can change the colors running linux sub system in Windows using the command prompt properties and adjusting the RGB values of each color, but wanted a similar change in pure linux itself.

Thanks :)

  • do you mean you want to configure those colors which are predefined under "built in schemes"?? – YuganTej Sep 30 '19 at 6:46
  • Like yourself one of the first things I had to do for Ubuntu on Windows was remap an unreadable blue to more readable cyan. But I never had that problem with Ubuntu on Linux. – WinEunuuchs2Unix Sep 30 '19 at 10:51

If I Understood your Question in a right way..

there is built in option in gnome-terminal under Edit-->Preferences-->Colors-->Use transparent background

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  • Yes, I wanted to edit the pre-defined colors. I haven't tinkered around much with Linux much yet, but have been using the Ubuntu under Windows 10 option and have since installed Linux on 3 PC's now. They all seem to have a dark blue that is almost impossible to read. I'm still transitioning from Windows to Linux and learning where the Linux alternatives are. Thanks for the easy solution :) – keys Sep 30 '19 at 7:12
  • askubuntu.com/q/1175987/739431 for a command line way.. – YuganTej Sep 30 '19 at 7:20

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