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Re: what package to edit colors?




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On Fri, Nov 03, 2017 at 01:19:12PM -0700, Fred wrote:
> On 11/03/2017 10:41 AM, Siard wrote:
> >Fred wrote:
> >>Xcoloredit was available for Solaris to view system standard colors and
> >>enter rgb values.  I found this is available for some of the BSD
> >>distributions but not Debian.  All I could find is kcolorchooser which
> >>is associated with KDE which I don't use.  Is there another color
> >>viewer/editor package for Debian (Jessie) or does anyone know where the
> >>source code for xcoloredit is?
> >xcolors and xcolorsel may be used to view system standard colors.
> >To view/edit colors, there is gcolor2.
> >BTW, kcolorchooser also works without KDE.
> >
> >
> Hi,
> I don't know why I couldn't find those.  I spent about an hour
> looking through the package lists.  I probably wasn't holding my
> mouth right.

OK, here's the fishing rod :-)

Go, no, *run* and install package "apt-file". Issue apt-file update
in a terminal, and then:

  apt-file search xcolor

(or whatever string you come up). Apt-file searches for packages
containing files matching the pattern. You can control whether the
pattern is interpreted as regex or as a literal (sub)string.

> Gcolor2 seems to be the most useful although it doesn't save new
> colors to the database.  It is easy to edit rgb.txt though.
> 
> Thanks for the help!

You're welcome!

Cheers
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