Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 70985
/etc/DIRCOLORS.xterm not optimized for dark backgrounds
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:18 EDT
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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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
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
Ah, nevermind.. it's fileutils. Found it.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71331 ***