Change dark blue terminal colour

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Apr 20 17:34:00 GMT 2012

On 4/20/2012 1:26 PM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> Hello all, I am a new Cygwin user. I have been looking online for a
> way to change the default ANSI BLUE to CYAN, as it is very difficult
> to see on the black terminal background. However, all I have been able
> to find were suggestions to use Putty's terminal or Console 2 instead
> of Cygwin's terminal. Is there no way to make this change in Cygwin's
> terminal? A simple .bashrc .vimrc or .dir_colors change is not
> appropriate as I often SSH into many other machines, not all of which
> I can play with the bash or VIM colours.

If you're using mintty, edit ~/.minttyrc or change directly through the
"Options" dialog in the System menu.  If you're using cmd.exe (you should
update), change the colors through the "Properties" and "Default" dialogs
in the System menu.



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