Bug 70985 - /etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm not optimized for dark backgrounds
Summary: /etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm not optimized for dark backgrounds
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71331
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: fileutils
Version: limbo
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-07 16:25 UTC by Mukund Sivaraman
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-07 19:46:50 UTC

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Description Mukund Sivaraman 2002-08-07 16:25:06 UTC
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Description of problem:
/etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm, which appears to be a new addition to beta2 of limbo is
poorly optimized for dark GUI terminal backgrounds, which makes it very
difficult to read. The default DIRCOLORS work well with both dark and light
backgrounds. Alternatively you could provide another DIRCOLORS for dark
backgrounds, but in any case this must be default as most users use dark
backgrounds and the /etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm currently in limbo is very poor for
dark backgrounds.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set background of gnome-terminal to a dark colour.
2. SSH into a limbo box
3. ls in a directory with subdirectories and other files in it (with the default

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-08-07 19:42:58 UTC
I've no idea what package is supplying /etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm, but it
is not XFree86 packaging.

Please run:  rpm -qf /etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm

And then reassign this bug to the package that the rpm query

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-08-07 19:46:22 UTC
Ah, nevermind..  it's fileutils.  Found it.

Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-08-29 20:21:03 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71331 ***

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