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gnome-terminal uses bright colors for bold fonts. Is it possible to configure it to use the same color for bold fonts as for normal fonts. Also, I do need bright colors somewhere else, so changing the color palette probably wouldn't help.

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Have you found a way to do this? – Luigi Jul 24 '13 at 17:17

Open your gnome-terminal and open the "Profile Preferences": Edit -> Profile Preferences

Go to the Colors tab and select the Same as text color checkbox on the Text Color option.

Take a look at my screenshot showing the "Profile Preferences" dialog:

Gnome Terminal Profile Preferences

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I don't think this is right; this seems to cause bold text without any color information to use the same color as non-bold text without color info, but colored bold text still seems to go for the bright colors. – alecb Feb 3 '15 at 21:17
I don't have a testing env. to that, but setting the bold color and the normal color as similar colors would solve that issue? – gbc921 Feb 8 '15 at 3:00
It would, but the reason people are wanting this is (I suspect) because they want to use a terminal color scheme that uses both normal and bright colors (eg, solarized). – alecb Feb 9 '15 at 3:37

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