How do you change the terminal colours?

Posted January 14, 2014 3.7k views
Hi everyone, Am using PUTTY and sshing to my VPS. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64. And the one thing I really hate is the folder colours i.e. folder names are in blue, its really hurting my eyes but I don't know how you change it? I know how to change it via GUI but not terminal base. Hope someone can help? Thanks!

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Just turn off ansi color.

In putty configuration its under Window/Colors Just uncheck "Allow terminal to specify ansi colors"