Re: xterm background color?

Dhaval Patel (dhaval@patel.sh)
Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:34:05 -0000


man xterm. it is probably -bg and -fg but i am not sure.

Mike Rosing <mrosing@wisc.edu> said:

> First, I want to say WOW to the developers at Afterstep.  The
> install.script worked great on a RedHat 9 fresh install.  The
> only thing I had to do to make afterstep run was to:
> 1) change /etc/sysconfig/desktop to be "AFTERSTEP" instead of "GNOME"
> and
> 2) edit /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients to include the following lines:
>      elif [ "$DESKTOP" = "AFTERSTEP" ]; then
>          PREFERRED=afterstep
> 
> Changing (or creating) .xinitrc didn't work.
> 
> Second, I can't read the xterm because the dark blue letters on the
> medium blue background is impossible to see.  How do I change the
> background to be yellow?  And the select color to be red?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mike Rosing
> 
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