Call for testing: Aubergine-love for Server folks!

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Fri Mar 18 18:45:35 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
>> After upgrading your local system's kbd and console-setup packages,
>> you should now have a crisp, new, clean color scheme in your tty.
>> There should be no affect whatsoever in [X, Gnome, KDE, XFCE,
>> gnome-terminal, konsole] or even SSH sessions to your server.
>  Like Bryce, I'm pleased that the stress on my eyes is likely to reduce
>  with these changes!  And like Timo, I think grey vs white isn't
>  obvious.

Hi Loic,

Thanks for the feedback.  I'll note that to Marcus and see if we can
find a slightly better grey.

>  I've been poking gnome-terminal colors often to try to improve this
>  myself; is there a plan to provide similar colors by default in
>  xterm/gnome-terminal/others?

That I'm not sure of.  But I, too, really like the idea!  I CC'd
Ivanka and Marcus on this response.  Perhaps they can tell us if they
have plans, or would consider using this palette or designing another
for xterm/gnome-terminal...  Ivanka?


Dustin Kirkland
Ubuntu Core Developer

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