Windows 10: Windows 10 update messes up Ubuntu terminal colors (again!)

Discus and support Windows 10 update messes up Ubuntu terminal colors (again!) in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hi, Seems the last update (hit me August 9) messed up the Ubuntu terminal colors. (this happened before several times). To see it: Open a terminal... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by YanayLehavi, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Windows 10 update messes up Ubuntu terminal colors (again!)


    Hi,

    Seems the last update (hit me August 9) messed up the Ubuntu terminal colors.

    (this happened before several times).

    To see it:

    Open a terminal window, open up some file on vi, and scroll up and down using your keyboard's arrow keys.

    You will get black background on spaces with no text.

    Tweaking the defaults doesn't seem to help.

    Anyone knows what to do?

    Last time (2018) NVidia had to push a new driver

    Thanks!

    :)
     
    YanayLehavi, Aug 11, 2019
    #1

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    Hi Patrick,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    I understand that the output for Ubuntu terminal is not showing properly for GIT commands.



    I suggest you to try re-enabling Windows Subsystem for Linux and then uninstalling and re-installing Ubuntu from Microsoft Store. Follow the steps to disable Windows Subsystem for Linux and uninstall Ubuntu.



    Disable Windows Subsystem for Linux:



    1. Press Windows key + R. This will open
      Run. Alternatively, you can go to Start and search for Run.
    2. In Run dialog box, type
      appwiz.cpl
      and hit enter.
    3. Now on the left hand pane click on
      Turn Windows features on or off.
    4. Now on the Windows feature window scroll down and uncheck the box next to
      Windows Subsystem for Linux.
    5. Click on OK and Restart the PC.


    Uninstall the Ubuntu app:



    1. Go to Settings >
      Apps > Apps & features.
    2. Now search for Ubuntu app.
    3. Click on the app and click on
      Uninstall
      .
    4. Follow the onscreen instructions.


    To enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux you can refer the article

    Windows Subsystem for Linux Installation Guide for Windows 10
    .



    If the issue persists, I suggest you to post your query on

    TechNet forums
    as they have dedicated support for issues related to Windows Subsystem for Linux.



    Hope it helps.



    Regards,

    Prakhar Khare

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Prakhar_Khare, Aug 11, 2019
    #2
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    Hi Anton,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to change color scheme for Windows 10 and check if it helps.

    • Right click on “Desktop screen”.
    • Then click on “Personalize”.
    • Click on “Colors”.
    • And change the color accordingly.

    Hope this information is helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.



     
    Karthicka_R, Aug 11, 2019
    #3
  4. naseefo Win User

    Windows 10 update messes up Ubuntu terminal colors (again!)

    Windows 10 Update always messing up dual boot menu with Ubuntu

    Dear Mr. Samie:

    The computer came initially installed with Microsoft Windows 7. I am using Acer 3750G and was purchased way back in May 2011. It has Intel i5-2410M processor on Acer Motherboad. It doesn't have UEFI as boot option, so I have installed it with BIOS (Legacy mode).

    I recall trying the above steps earlier but it was not of much help at that time. Would the above steps change if I am having Legacy boot option instead of UEFI?

    Warm regards,

    Naseef
     
    naseefo, Aug 11, 2019
    #4
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