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URxvt: vim and cursorColor [invisible cursor or invisible cursor text]

Introduction I've always used a light-background terminal and a dark-background editor (vim). On this I'm not willing to compromise. In any case, I've just switched from xterm to urxvt ($TERM == ...
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Transfer colors from one terminal to another

So I use terminator and urxvt. In terminator my colors are just as I like. In urxvt I want to have the same colors. Is there a way to use tput or another tool to extract colors from terminator to ...
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Change color of active TAB for roxterm on XFCE / LXDE

I've recently moved away from Gnome because my virtual machine simply could not handle the load. The VM is running Debian and XFCE 4.10.1 (I've tried out LXDE before, too). The one thing that bites me ...
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*live* vim syntax highlighting on stdout?

I want to have some program's output colorized as it apperas on terminal. I know that utility named highlight does the this. But: it has a limited set of built-in language support, and I want ...
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How can one make vim change terminal colors?

I am using command line vim running from an xterm (which runs sh). I have color in vim according to a color scheme I like. The problem is, as usual with 256-color terminals and truecolor color ...
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Different Color for command and output

I was wondering if it is possible to change the color of the output of a command in linux to a different color than that of the command line where I type in. It is som monotonous and hard to find ...
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535 views

How to change terminal colors when connecting to SSH hosts

So you want to change terminal colors and resetting them back on exit? It's possible! Thanks to .ssh/config, alias and setterm.
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1answer
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I'm trying to assign color palette on my gnome-terminal but it doesn't change at all... any clue? Screenshot > http://i.imgur.com/MXXhoOo.jpg Aditional info: Fedora 18 64bits (shiny new) GNOME ...
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1answer
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How to disable EMACS - Prelude colors? (terminal)

I've used PRELUDE to work better in terminal, but I'd love to work with my default Terminal theme(colors). Zenburn-theme comes default with Prelude but It just work great the first time i run emacs ...
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Adding highlight to ubuntu terminal

My current terminal looks like this: I know that I can change the font colour and the background colour, but I wanted to know if I can make the words be highlighted according to what they are ...
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1answer
146 views

emacs color are strange

I have a problem with emacs color, I change color for konsole, gnome-term and urxvt but, when I open a .c file, there are not the same colors that my terminal color sheme. I haven't an emacs theme. ...
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urxvt settings - reload without restarting terminal?

I have two urxvt color themes that I use, one for light background and one for dark, depending on how sunny the environment is. It's easy enough to switch them by modifying ~/.Xresources and running ...
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1answer
207 views

Terminal colours on ssh connection

I connect to an Ubuntu installation I have on AWS via iTerm and the colours are not practical. For example the "blue on black" colouring of folders on list view is almost impossible to read. How can ...
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1answer
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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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603 views

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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1answer
426 views

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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1answer
1k views

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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390 views

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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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: ...
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1answer
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Xubuntu Terminal overrides shell- and vi color schemes, how to deactivate?

I'm running an up-to-tade Xubuntu and have a real problem with these Terminals. I don't want them to be all that design-ish. Just the plain old Terminal with a black background and green text. And in ...
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VIM: How to configure Solarized colorscheme in Konsole

I am trying to configure Solarized for use in VIM in Konsole (KDE terminal). This is the result that I get: Note that Solarized looks fine in GVIM on the same machine: I suspect that it is ...
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2answers
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Grep in Mac OS X's terminal — only displaying one color

I am used to grep being able to color the filename, the line number, and the match itself. These three ought to be different colors. This works flawlessly on a Linux terminal and even MinGW on ...
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How to configure the ANSI colors of the command line terminal

I specifically use bash on Mac OS X, but I think the answer would be Unix-generic. I'm already using ANSI colors, but I'd like to reassign different colors to folders, hidden files, etc. ...
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Mac OSX: Cannot color broken symlinks

On my linux machine, you can tell intact symlinks from broken ones, because broken ones are colored red. I've tried to set this up on my mac by adding some configurations to PSCOLORS in my ...
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Configure GNU Screen's colors?

GNU Screen gives my bash prompt nice colors, though the dark blue is hard to read on a black background. I can change the ls colors using /etc/DIR_COLORS but the bash prompt in screen doesn't get ...
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1answer
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How to make Emacs use a different color palette for ansi-term?

I'm using Emacs' ansi-term which supports colors, but the color palette is quite limited, and the strong colors are really hard to read with a dark background. Can I somehow make Emacs use a ...
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Arch Linux: colors from terminal in bash script?

In addition to ArchLinux - yaourt: save updatelog? With tee I am able to get the output at a file and at the terminal at the same time. But when I execute yaourt -Syu | tee yaourt.log in a bash file ...
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Colour-code terminal windows by host

I regularly work on different hosts using ssh, and I sometimes get confused about which computer I'm running commands on. I've occasionally come close to issuing halt(8) commands to the wrong host. ...
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1answer
525 views

Is it possible to change linux terminal color whenever I am connected (ssh) to another machine

I would like to have my terminal colors changed whenever I am connected (through ssh) to another linux machine. This way, I know that I am putting commands in a remote computer just by looking at ...
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How can I make terminal Vim look as good as MacVim?

I'm using the same color scheme for Vim both in the Terminal and in MacVim, but they end up getting totally different colors. Terminal: and MacVim: Why is this happening? It does this with ...
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1answer
676 views

16 color terminal (console, no X) only shows 8 colors?

I've been using Arch Linux on my new laptop and I'm trying to configure it such that I don't have any need for a DE or X server -- I just want command line utilities and a VC (productivity and saving ...
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1answer
333 views

OS X Terminal using default ANSI colours for every theme

For some reason, every theme I palette I've had installed for the OS X Terminal.app has reverted to using the default ANSI colours. The themes have been working fine up until this point and I can't ...
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Terminal / Editor themes for colourblindness?

I "suffer" (not really) from a difficult-to-diagnose form of colourblindness. It generally corresponds with red-green colourblindness, but there are some quirks. There's a definite cognitive element ...
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256 colors in Vim, OS X Lion

Since OS X Lion the terminal.app is xterm-256color terminal. However vim is rendering only 8 colors. I tried the 7.3 supplied with Lion and 7.3 that is terminal version of MacVim. Vim Wiki sais I ...
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How to check terminal color capability from command line?

I write: $ infocmp -1 xterm ... colors#8, bold=\E[1m, blink=\E[5m, ... $ tput -Txterm colors && echo OK || echo err 8 OK $ tput -Txterm blink && echo OK || echo err ...
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OSX Lion terminal lost all colors

I recently upgraded to Lion only to find that Terminal.app (and iTerm2, which I actually use instead) have totally lost all colors. This means no syntax highlighting in Vim, no colored directory names ...
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1answer
878 views

Terminal, vim and ssh color problem

I'm using vim for my editor. I've problems about the colors of vim. The same colorscheme of vim gives different outputs in terminal, ssh session and screen. I learnt they've different colors(16, 88 or ...
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Terminal Colors: Substitute Dark Blue for Another Color

Is it possible to "globally" substitute a terminal color somehow in OSX? In particular, I find that the dark blue is really hard on the eyes as demonstrated here: I'd love to be able to kick this ...
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1answer
760 views

Mac OS X: Is there a straightforward way to color ls output according to Finder label colors?

I have a client with a directory tree that has a number of high-level directories that I need to have on my local development machine. I rarely look at them unless something goes awry. I've marked ...
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1answer
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colorschemes are messed up in vim (mac OSX, iTerm2, zsh, vim 7.2 and 7.3)

For some reason in vim my colors come out looking weird. There are a few colorschemes that look correct like solarize and one called BusyBee but I'm not sure why most of my other color schemes come ...
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VIM colors in terminal look very dry

I've been trying out a few different vim color schemes but none of them ever look like the picture (they seem very dry, not as colorful). I have tried messing with all the "profile preferences" on ...
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I use vim in a terminal emulator. Is it possible to make vim colorschemes work?

I prefer using vim directly inside my terminal emulator (gnome-terminal or konsole) rather than using gvim, because it integrates better in my workflow. Unfortunately, it also seems to make nice ...
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Creating dotfiles for iTerm.app and Terminal.app — how to detect 256 color support?

I’m creating custom dotfiles (.bash_profile and the like) for use with OS X’s Terminal.app and iTerm.app. I’d like to configure some settings conditionally, based on whether the active application ...
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Mac OS X Terminal: How can I make my pico editor syntax highlight?

I recently changed my Mac OS X Terminal colors. How can I enable syntax highlighting for pico? Or any editor in general?
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958 views

emacs, colors in term-mode

I use Emacs and I run bash with M-x term command. There is a problem: colors in the *terminal* buffer aren't the same as in Gnome Terminal, and they are worse (do you need a screen shot?). How can I ...
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1answer
641 views

How to change background/foreground color on “all” existing terminals

I am looking for a command line way to change the background & foreground colors of all open terminal (and also for any new terminal, the new settings should be applied). Using something like ...
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OS X leopard terminal bash color

I work a lot in terminal on os x. I usually have two tabs opened - bash and svn on a remote server. Since files on my remote server are the same as on my disk it sometime get me confused. Is there a ...
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color coding mac terminal

how do i get the mac terminal to display colors? i.e. in fedora when i use ls it color codes the results based on if it's a file or folder. similar results on mac?
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Copy colored output from Mac OS X terminal

I see a nicely colored output in my terminal. The terminal has a "Export Text As" command but it saves a plain-text file without the colors. Same with copy&paste. Do you know a way to save ...
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3answers
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Reset terminal after quitting VIM — colors all messed up

Whenever I quit VIM my terminal colors are all messed up. Manually running reset on the command line doesn't seem to fix it either. I'm using the Mustang VIM theme. I think I basically need to tell ...