Change dark blue terminal colour

Dotan Cohen
Mon Apr 23 02:31:00 GMT 2012

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 10:32, Andrew DeFaria <> wrote:
> As with most problems, properly defining the problem clearly is usually the
> first step to finding the solution. From what I read you were using mintty
> (it's amazing how many people run things yet don't have a clue what program
> they are actually running!) not xterm so looking up xterm would not have
> helped you anyway. IOW instead of man xterm you should have done man mintty
> or you could have googled "mintty blue", which, as it turns out, would have
> sent you here:
> <,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=f418c571f2743226>
> and the first click would have directly addressed the issue you were having.

Thank you. I am still not sure how to tell which terminal one is
using. How does one tell if $TERM is not the place? You are right, had
I known that then many bits could have been spared transversing the

> And no, lmgtfy was not used in a cynical sense at all - it was used in a
> mocking sense! ;-)

I see. I can deal with mockery!

Dotan Cohen

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