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Q. How can I get many colors in my terminal window ?
A. I use a Windows terminal program to a Linux console.
** 256 colors **
In the bash console do:
You'll probably get 8. Simply do:
(You can add this to your ~/.bashrc or /etc/bashrc file)
And you'll get 256. Nice.
Most terminal emulators handle 256 colors.
For example putty on Windows works.
vim and several other programs support 256 colors so you are good to go.
** true color (16 million colors) **
I used the terminal program in cygwin it seems I have true color.
More testing is required.
For true color (16 millions colors) see here: