Ansi escape sequences...
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Fri May 2 17:35:52 UTC 2008
> Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>> Dan wrote"
>> |Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>> |> I tried:
>> |>> echo "\e[5;31mHello World"
>> |> |> and the red "Hello World" does not blink.
>> |try echo -e.
>> |No idea on blinking text, but your example above, combined |with echo
>> -e |turned my terminal text red.
>> Yes, the color red worked - what you were supposed to
>> get is BLINKING red - that is where the problem is!
>> So it seems that ansi escape sequence for BLINKING is
>> broken. Remember when we had broken symbolic links?
>> The BLINKED red. This does not work.
> It works for me on the console and in xterm, but not in gnome-terminal.
> So I guess its an issue with gnome-terminal.
konsole works as expected.
More information about the users