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Unbelievable Shell Colors, Shading, Backgrounds, Effects for Non-X

Terminal - Unbelievable Shell Colors, Shading, Backgrounds, Effects for Non-X
for c in `seq 0 255`;do t=5;[[ $c -lt 108 ]]&&t=0;for i in `seq $t 5`;do echo -e "\e[0;48;$i;${c}m|| $i:$c `seq -s+0 $(($COLUMNS/2))|tr -d '[0-9]'`\e[0m";done;done
2009-11-03 09:12:13
User: AskApache
Functions: c++ echo
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Unbelievable Shell Colors, Shading, Backgrounds, Effects for Non-X

I've been using linux for almost a decade and only recently discovered that most terminals like putty, xterm, xfree86, vt100, etc., support hundreds of shades of colors, backgrounds and text/terminal effects.

This simply prints out a ton of them, the output is pretty amazing.

If you use non-x terminals all the time like I do, it can really be helpful to know how to tweak colors and terminal capabilities. Like:

echo $'\33[H\33[2J'

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See also: http://www.pixelbeat.org/docs/terminal_colours/

Comment by pixelbeat 289 weeks and 4 days ago

Just incase you ran this and it left your terminal in a funny place just type "reset" to return it to its original glory.

This looks like there is much fun to be had. Thanks.

Comment by jgc 289 weeks and 4 days ago

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