Sunday, August 3, 2008

Konsole colors in Kubuntu

Switching on colors in the KDE Konsole is not fortunately very easy:
  • Start the Konsole application
  • Choose from the menu: Settings -> Edit Current Profile
  • Click the "Environment: Edit..." button on the General tab
  • Make sure the TERM variable is set to
    xterm-color like so: TERM=xterm-color
  • Click "OK" in both the dialogs to apply changes
  • Restart the Konsole application to see the effect it had