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. Apr 6 '13 at 11:23
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    @Vlad how can you achieve this via commandline.
    – prayagupa
    Apr 20 '14 at 13:19

Go to Edit / Preferences. Make sure to uncheck Use colors from system theme, than you can change the schemes

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