Bug 42090 - RFE: Change default terminal schema.
Summary: RFE: Change default terminal schema.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-libs (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-05-24 03:43 UTC by Ed McKenzie
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-29 19:06:04 UTC
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Description Ed McKenzie 2001-05-24 03:43:13 UTC
Request: Change default terminal color schema in gnome-terminal from
gray-on-black to black-on-white.

Rationale: black-on-white causes less eye strain and is more easily
readable at higher resolutions. Somewhat less important is the fact that
most other terminal emulators (konsole, MacOS X Terminal, Solaris dtterm,
Microsoft telnet, MacSSH, NiftyTelnet, PowerShell, etc.) are dark-on-light
rather than light-on-dark -- this seems to be something of a standard
outside GNOME. :)

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2001-05-29 19:27:52 UTC
There's also the DOS window on Windows, the Linux console, and other examples
that g-t is consistent with.

I agree with you but it's just a subjective thing, I've tried to change it
before and lots of people like it as-is. This is what preferences dialogs are for.

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