setvtrgb man page

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.

Info

3 Mar 2011 Set Virtual Terminal RGB Colors