Questions about changing the colors of things (usually themes).

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Monitor calibration icm profile vs color settings?

We bought a Dell U2713H monitor, and because of the price tag we thought it deserves a calibration, so I asked for it. This is the first monitor I bought calibrated, I always thought these are just ...
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How to reset system colors

I'm using Linux Mint, MATE version. I have a weird problem that occurs quite frequently when scrolling down through log files in terminal: the machine pauses for a second or two, and when it comes ...
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Dark font for R in notepad++

When I go into the style configurator in Notepad++ and change the theme to something darker, like obsidian or monokai, all of my R files are monochromatic. In the default white theme this is not the ...
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PuTTY + Ubuntu 12.10: why do I have no colors unless I use screen?

I am accessing a new Ubuntu 12.10 installation via PuTTY. I am attempting to get my shell to display in color. Color works fine in interactive applications like vim, but I want to get color in e.g. my ...
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Auto-adjust (dim) the color scheme of the monitor at night? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust screen brightness automatically at night Some days spending a whole day in front of the monitor may be more strenuous on the eyes than desirable. In order to ...
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Create a full excel color palette from 3 colors

My company has a color scheme consisting of 3 colors. In RGB: Blue: 25 176 230 Green: 180 213 83 Gray: 129 130 133 (Please don't judge the choice of colors, they are not my choice!) I need to ...
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Specifically define colors of bars in histogram

See updated question below!: (1 Old stuff) I have the following code: clear reset unset key # Make the x axis labels easier to read. set xtics rotate out # Select histogram data set style data ...
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Gnome 2.3: change background color for buttons / active window in tray bar separately?

I recently tuned Debian to look more like Ubuntu by switching to Ubuntu fonts and installing the dark Ambiance theme. However, the color for the active window is way to light and makes the title ...
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Google Chrome displays some gray jpgs with pink overlay

The problem appears on site http://ui-cloud.com/ and a lot of other. If I save the image from the site and open it in some image viewer app, then image displays correct. Also all other browsers in ...
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Ubuntu purple terminal colors in ConEmu

How to set up Unubtu-like terminal colors with purple background? Inspired by this question: Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2. The answer is some tricky, because terminal background is not one ...
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emacs --no-window-system customization

I'm using emacs -nw as my editor on my Ubuntu 12.04 system. However, the --no-window-system does not use the colors of the terminal. QUESTION How could I change the default colors of the emacs ...
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How to change the colour of the WildMenu background?

I want to change the colour of the WildMenu background but I don't know which highlight group I need to specify. WildMenu is the highlighted state of whichever item you have selected, not the ...
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In vim, change color of splits without the cursor

How do I modify my custom colorscheme to make splits which do have the cursor change to a different color (I want to change the splits other than the one I am currently editing to be a muted gray ...
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Linux terminal colour highlighting?

I'm wondering if it's possible to apply a customised highlighting scheme to linux terminal output, outside of the application that's generating the output. (Therefore, piping the output to some kind ...
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GIMP: change the exact color on the image - OK, but transparency disappears

There is no problem for me now to change color for pixels of the same color: I click on "Select by Color Tool"(Ctrl+O). The pixels of the same color are selected now. Then I press Ctrl+,. The selected ...
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Low profile On-Screen Color Grabber? [closed]

I'm looking for a program that will allow me to grab colors from on screen, something that won't bother me or effect performance if it's running constantly in the background. What this is for: is ...
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Hexidecimal color value to web-smart color

Anyone know of a tool which can convert a standard hexadecimal color value to the closest possible web-smart color?
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How to set window color by hex code in Windows8?

In Windows8 you can set window color from following path Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Color and Appearance This has some predefined colors and a Color Mixer option. ...
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vim coloring for git

I'm on Windows and my vim loads with a terrible colorscheme with vim. The message is blue on black (so I can't see what I'm typing). I need to change the colorscheme, but :colorscheme slate doesn't do ...
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256 Colors in Terminal over SSH on OSX 10.6

I am using either Windows 7 or Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to SSH into OSX 10.6. Using Vim color schemes, I can emulate the colors on xterm-256 color on Linux and gVim on Windows. However, I would like ...
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black and white pages not recognized by printer

I have a document which has color on about 25% of its pages. When I print it in the copy shop, the printer's technically supposed to recognize the b/w pages. However, all pages are registered as ...
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What might have caused by display to become less colorful and how might I restore it?

I have an HP LP3065 display and a few days ago upon returning to the computer (others in the family probably had used is between my sessions) I noticed that all the colors seemed a bit subdued. This ...
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How do I change foreground color based on which command line program is running? (Bash and PowerShell)

I'd like to change the foreground color based on which program is running. Is this possible in either Bash or PowerShell?
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How do I change the blinking underline cursor (_) color in Command Prompt?

If I change the screen text color to red, the blinking underline cursor (_) stays white.
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Laptop screen appears orangish on start up

When my laptop starts up, it used to show a white bootup screen with the logo of the manufacturer. Right after that the windows start up screen would show up. Lately, when I start the computer, the ...
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What influences colour display?

I have a website which consistently displays differently when opened in two windows of the same browser. With “differently” I mean that one version of the website uses different colours. Here’s a ...
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Does f.lux affect DirectX video games?

Does f.lux affect the color temperature of DirectX video games? I appreciate what it does on the desktop, but I'm not sure if I want it on in a game.
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How to get colour variations [closed]

I've got a colour scheme based on this link http://colorschemedesigner.com/#0141EmAMqnBmd I need a total of 6 colours divided into 2 groups based on just two of the outlined colours below. Apologies ...
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Apple Preview and Chrome Color Profile Accuracy?

I have been having some issues with understanding how Apple's preview deals with Colour profiles. I have noticed that when viewing a standard sRGB image on my Dell u2711 or Macbook Display that the ...
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How do twelve-character color codes work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 48-bit colours? I'm using the Xfce 4.10 desktop environment on Ubuntu 12.04. While trying to get things the way I want I came across #aaaaaaaaaaaa and #666666666666 in ...
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How do I change the color of application windows in OSX? (the grey bits)

Just wondering how difficult it would be to change the grey color on application windows in OSX to a different color for each application? I have tried an app called CrystalClear Interface that meant ...
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How can I change the color of fillable squares in GNOME Sudoku 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 to anything less “white”?

I play Sudoku on my laptop but I find that the white color of the blank squares that we have to fill is hurtful to my eyes. I would like to change the color to something less white, say #777777. I ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 Changing midnight commander colours

I used to be able to change the colour set for midnight commander, by changing the "colour string" in the ini file. It seems now that in xubuntu (Xfce4) mc's colour set is determined by some other ...
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In vim, background color changes on scrolling

Occasionally I get a weird error with the background color in vim when scrolling up in a long file. The background over the text is correct, but everywhere there is no printable character the ...
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How to change the font color of the desktop icon while running DreamScene

I have a problem using DreamScene, that software is used to make video files into desktop background (like animated wallpaper). The problem is when I activate DreamScene, the video file become my ...
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bash: colorized man page

Where do I have to take a look at in the system to colorize the man pages? The man pages are viewed with less, so I tried adding the following lines to my .bashrc to change the colors: (Which works ...
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Sublime Text 2 - What color_scheme and font is this? [closed]

I just installed Theme-Night in Sublime Text 2. I like it, but I really want to figure out what color_scheme and font is used in the readme from the docs.
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Changing the color of the Pencil tool

I am new to GIMP and I do not understand how to change the color of the Pencil tool. The only options I see are: Mode Opacity Brush Dynamics Where is the option for the color that will be drawn?
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Thumbnail generation with imagemagick doesn't render the correct colors

Generating thumbnails of PDFs with imagemagick sometimes renders incorrect colors. We're using an old version of imagemagick (6.5.7-8, that's the version installed on the heroku servers). Here is the ...
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How do I change the unreadable dark blue color Cygwin uses for directories?

I'd like to change the blue color that Cygwin uses for directories. It is too dark to read on most screens.
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How can I better calibrate the colors between my iMac and MacBook Air?

I just got a MacBook Air and the differences in color between it and my 2009 iMac are driving me crazy. I know there were certain iMac models from that period with yellow tinting issues, but I did the ...
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Mac OSX Terminal different colors

Is there a way for the command line and the output to be in different colors? For example, I've been playing with the PS1 value so my prompt is in red, but I'd like to have the command line in green ...
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colorized bash prompt overwrites previous command's output if the output doesn't end with a newline

On my system, when using a colorized prompt, the last line of the previous command's output gets overwritten if the last character of the output isn't a newline. Ex: Using the default, non-colored ...
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Is there a linux command that lets me color-code the result of another command?

I'm running a watch on a command to monitor the number of open connections for a service we're diagnosing. I need to keep an eye on it while doing other work, to help other developers identify when ...
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How to change Firefox image background color back to white?

I have problems viewing any transparent images, which have no background color set: the black lines are almost invisible on the dark gray background that Firefox has now set instead of the white color ...
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Unable to change Excel cell font or shading colors. [duplicate]

6/15/2012 I'm having the same problem as a previous user's query (linked below) wherein I can't change the font or cell shading color on an Excel spreadsheet. I've confirmed that the cell/spreadsheet ...
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“Emulate” 256 colors in PuTTY terminal

At my job, I ssh into a development server everyday. I usually use exceed XStart to ssh in, but I downloaded PuTTY to see if I could do anything that I couldn't do with XStart. I spend almost the ...
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Customizing BASH output colors?

How do I customize bash colors for command output? For example; I run ls and want directories and files to be a different color. How do I accomplish this? I see that distro's are doing this but I ...
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Disable Bright Colors in TTY

I've been searching for a way to disable the bright (bold) colours in a TTY (colours 8 to 15). I'd like all bright colours to use their half-bright counterparts.
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tmux and screen-256 TERM not supported on remote hosts

I have set up my tmux to use screen-256colors and it works great with vim. However, when I ssh to a remote host from within tmux, screen-256colors isn't recognized, so I'm getting errors like this: ...