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Re: DIR_COLORS



On Sun Dec 01 2002 at 19:05, "Robert G. (Doc) Savage" wrote:

> Ryan,
> 
> Thanks. That did the trick. The contents of those two DIR_COLORS files
> appear to be the same. I wonder why a separate .xterm file is needed????

Because xterm colour settings can be different to standard linux
(text) console settings.

For example, an xterm may have a white background -- yuk -- but a
linux text console has a black background.  So you may want bright
colors on a linux console, but darker colours in an xterm.

> --Doc Savage
>   Fairview Heights, IL
> 
> On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 09:36, Ryan Camick wrote:
> > There is a DIR_COLORS.xterm on my system which is used when invoking
> > gnome-terminal
> >
> > Making changes in that file works for me.

Cheers
Tony





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