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setvtrgb - set the virtual terminal RGB colors

SETVTRGB(8) System Manager's Manual SETVTRGB(8)

NAME

setvtrgb - set the virtual terminal RGB colors

SYNOPSIS

setvtrgb -h|-V|vga|FILE|-

DESCRIPTION

The setvtrgb command takes a single argument, either the string vga , or a path to a file containing the red, green, and blue colors to be used by the Linux virtual terminals.
 
If you use the FILE parameter, FILE should be exactly 3 lines of 16 comma-separated decimal values for RED, GREEN, and BLUE.
 
To seed a valid FILE :
cat /sys/module/vt/parameters/default_{red,grn,blu} > FILE
 
And then edit the values in FILE
 

OTHER OPTIONS

-h
Prints usage message and exits.
-V
Prints version number and exists.
 

AUTHOR

The utility is written by Alexey Gladkov, Seth Forshee, Dustin Kirkland.
 

DOCUMENTATION

Documentation by Dustin Kirkland.
3 Mar 2011 Set Virtual Terminal RGB Colors