Bug#931744: gnome-terminal: "Show bold text in bright colours" has no effect

Conrad J.C. Hughes (for Debian package stuff) debbugs at xrad.org
Wed Jul 10 00:10:08 BST 2019

Package: gnome-terminal
Version: 3.30.2-2
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

Buster upgrade issue: after upgrading to buster I find bold text barely
noticeable.  I'm pretty sure that prior to upgrade it was highlighted with a
brighter colour.  I can see a "Show bold text in bright colours" checkbox in my
colour scheme, and it's checked, but turning it on and off has no effect
(unlike, say, checking the "Highlight colour" box, which has an instant

Holds true for six of the schemes I've tried (including "colours from system
theme" checkbox), Solarized Dark being my "usual".


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 10.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-5-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_GB:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages gnome-terminal depends on:
ii  dbus-user-session [default-dbus-session-bus]  1.12.16-1
ii  dbus-x11 [dbus-session-bus]                   1.12.16-1
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend]   0.30.1-2
ii  gnome-terminal-data                           3.30.2-2
ii  gsettings-desktop-schemas                     3.28.1-1
ii  libatk1.0-0                                   2.30.0-2
ii  libc6                                         2.28-10
ii  libdconf1                                     0.30.1-2
ii  libglib2.0-0                                  2.58.3-2
ii  libgtk-3-0                                    3.24.5-1
ii  libpango-1.0-0                                1.42.4-6
ii  libuuid1                                      2.33.1-0.1
ii  libvte-2.91-0                                 0.54.2-2
ii  libx11-6                                      2:1.6.7-1

Versions of packages gnome-terminal recommends:
ii  gvfs                               1.38.1-5
ii  nautilus-extension-gnome-terminal  3.30.2-2
ii  yelp                               3.31.90-1

gnome-terminal suggests no packages.

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