How to change the dark purple color of terminal emulator background? And can we place any image or photo instead of that purple color.


Right click on terminal screen, then "Profiles" - "Profile preferences" - "color" - "background color".

Have fun :)

Edit: If you want a picuture, go to "Profiles" - "Profile preferences" - "Background" - "Background image" :)

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    ohh, its so easy, thank you. Now I can work on lighter background in terminal. – daksh21ubuntu Apr 6 '13 at 11:23
  • You're welcome, good luck! :) – Vlad Tarniceru Apr 6 '13 at 11:24
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    @Vlad how can you achieve this via commandline. – prayagupd Apr 20 '14 at 13:19

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