My current terminal looks like this:

terminal screenshot

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 (commands, parameters, ...)



To highlight the grey@ubuntu:~$ section just edit ~/.bashrc

gedit ~/.bashrc

And then uncomment :


Then close and open terminal .


In that terminal, go to Edit -> Profile Preferences -> Colors and you can set it up there.

  • Thanks, but that only changes the background colour or the font colour... – Maria Ines Parnisari Jan 14 '14 at 2:27

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