Mc user ever since the beginning. Running on Debian Sid.
Which upgraded mc to 220.127.116.11.
And the colors are a *mess* as I reported to Debian userlist:
Nothing now works as before. As noted on this list:
and a recent Debian bug:
My color scheme was in the ini file:
That translates in 18.104.22.168 to something that gives an instantaneous splitting
And I know the answer you have: use skins.
But there are no skins with a light background. The only skins I found are with
a black background, which I cannot read. I reported what I found in my post to
Which leaves me with using the default skin, all blue. And that is progress?
Creating a new skin takes days and repeated clarification requests because
there is no documentation. E.g. when I take the default skin and change:
then the effect is startling: directory entries turn bright-white and in mcedit
all text is black on white with a blue background, which looks ridiculous. And
that is changing just one line in a skin! Where is that documented?
When you replace a much used function by something entirely different, at least
provide a spectrum of options. Now I am back to basic blue until some good soul
comes up with a decent skin. I just found 2 user developed skins:
elite_commander and bluemoon, both with black backround: unreadable.
This is holding back my Debian upgrade, unless I pin mc at 4.6.2-pre1 to
prevent a replacement of mc by 22.214.171.124 until some time in the future when skins
have been developed by users.
BTW I still use mc 4.1.40-pre8 developed by Oleg "Olegarch" Konovalov:
only for one reason: it fills in the 'To' field in copy and move operations
which still hasn't made it into the official mc. If the 'To' field is complex,
I have to write it down because your dialog box hides it.
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