Couldn't we enable 256 colors by default on TERM?

John Ellson john.ellson at
Tue Jun 26 14:20:56 UTC 2012

On 06/26/2012 06:54 AM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> .
> The main caveat with per terminal settings is that
> it might be desired to provide config options per terminal.
> Though I suppose users can always override TERM in their
> startup files in the unlikely case they need to change
> back to 'xterm' for example.

"Unlikely"  Pffft!!    What else do you resort to every time 
gnome-terminal won't start because dbus has crashed?


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