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Re: disable orange progress running apt

tomas@xxxxxxxxxx composed on 2017-08-07 10:25 (UTC+0200):

> On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 04:16:05AM -0400, Felix Miata wrote:

>> Google and man pages for apt, apt-config and apt.conf have gotten me nowhere in
>> over an hour of searching how to keep apt output limited to the two screen
>> colors in which it is running. Something like

>> 	Apt::what-goes "here";

> Took me a while to parse that :)

> You mean you want apt behaving in a "monochrome" way, i.e. foreground,
> background and that's it? 

I thought that would be the interpretation of "two screen colors in which it is

> Perhaps setting the TERM variable helps? Like, for example

>   TERM=xterm-mono apt

> (make sure there is a xterm-mono, typically in /lib/terminfo/x, and
> that it is compatible with whatever terminal (emulator?) you are using)

I'm doing this in the vttys, in part to avoid colors other than the two set by
setterm in .bashrc. For those rare occasions I would run apt somewhere in X I'd
still like a two colors only (monochrome) version.
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