Change dark blue terminal colour

Andy Koppe
Fri Apr 20 19:11:00 GMT 2012

On 20 April 2012 18:26, 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?

Assuming you're using Cygwin's default terminal, stick this into ~/.minttyrc:


And in case you want to change bold blue as well:


Adjust the RGB values as desired. The values shown are the default ones.


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