how to set background color in Unix terminal

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Old 08-24-2009
how to set background color in Unix terminal

Hi All,

how do I set in .profile file Unix terminal background color = BLUE ?

Please advice me.

# 2  
Old 08-24-2009

I don't think that's possible!

The colour is a function of your terminal emulator software. You should change the colour using that.
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Old 08-24-2009
If you can use term type xterm (or ssh -X ), when you can use -bg blue ....
In windows you can use aplications than permit forwarding of X11 and a X11 serv up (putty, Reflection ......)
If you conect from other linux/unix the X11 need to be up.
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