Bug#750597: gnome-terminal default colours are black-on-black in XFCE (use colours from system theme)

Chris Bainbridge chris.bainbridge at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 21:27:03 UTC 2014

Package: gnome-terminal
Version: 3.12.2-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

When starting gnome-terminal in XFCE, text is invisible because it is black-on-
black. Unsetting "Use colours from system theme" in profile and selecting a
Built-in scheme (eg. white on black) worksaround the problem. Would be nice if
the default was white-on-black in XFCE, as it is a non-obvious problem for a

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-updates'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.14-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gnome-terminal depends on:
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend]  0.20.0-2
ii  gconf-service                                3.2.6-2
ii  gnome-terminal-data                          3.12.2-1
ii  gsettings-desktop-schemas                    3.8.2-2
ii  libatk1.0-0                                  2.12.0-1
ii  libc6                                        2.18-7
ii  libcairo-gobject2                            1.12.16-2
ii  libcairo2                                    1.12.16-2
ii  libdconf1                                    0.20.0-2
ii  libgconf-2-4                                 3.2.6-2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                           2.30.7-1
ii  libglib2.0-0                                 2.40.0-3
ii  libgtk-3-0                                   3.12.2-1
ii  libnautilus-extension1a                      3.8.2-3
ii  libpango-1.0-0                               1.36.3-1
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0                          1.36.3-1
ii  libuuid1                                     2.20.1-5.7
ii  libvte-2.90-9                                1:0.36.2-1
ii  libx11-6                                     2:1.6.2-2

Versions of packages gnome-terminal recommends:
ii  dbus-x11  1.8.2-1
ii  gvfs      1.20.2-1
ii  yelp      3.12.0-1

gnome-terminal suggests no packages.

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