Using the set of gnome rpms from rhl 6.0, the default colors
for gnome-terminal are a bit too dark to be useful (light
black forground on dark white or grey background). OK, so I
used the options to change to colors to black on yellow --
looks good BUT(!) they are not saved and must be reset for
every gnome-terminal start.
Oops or Mmmm ..
For some reason (probably my problem), there does not seem to be a
problem anymore. Based on the fact that it seems to work fine now
(the color setting of blank-on-yellow is retained and therefore must
Unless someone else has this problem, please close it.
I'm not sure what the problem was here. THe default settings
are in fact white on blackl.