I want to keep the terminal background somewhat transparent, but when I open vim

vim filename.txt

it opens it in terminal (as I want) but the background of the vim is somewhat transparent too. Can I make this background not transparent?

Adding this line:

hi Normal guibg=#ffffff guifg=#000000 ctermbg=white ctermfg=black

results in this:


closed as unclear what you're asking by 8bittree, peterh says reinstate Monica, Herb Wolfe, statox Jun 3 at 14:30

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    What operating system and terminal are you using? This is heavily dependent on those, and may even require switching terminal emulators. – 8bittree Mar 31 at 19:02
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a good question about X11 terminalemulators. – peterh says reinstate Monica May 31 at 19:05

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