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Re: [vox-tech] rxvt / xterm color change on the fly?
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Re: [vox-tech] rxvt / xterm color change on the fly?

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] rxvt / xterm color change on the fly?
  • From: William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.neMAPSt>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 11:46:57 -0800
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0011301110550.11000-100000@belial.ucdavis.edu

> is there a way to change the bgcolor of an rxvt or xterm on the fly?
> ie, without killing a window, changing Xdefaults and restarting a window.
> i seem to recall a way of getting some sort of console type object where you
> can set colors, fonts, font sizes, etc, but i can't find any mention of it in
> man rxvt.
> thanks,
> peter

setterm -term linux -background black -foreground white

(for example)

Unfortunately, this doesn't work too well for me, since I use
"ls --color" and have a 'setterm' in my $PS1 var.  But, it should be
a start.


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