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Re: Colors and Packages overview

alfred de Groot wrote:
> Recently I switched from Slackware to Debian. What I miss are the colors
> wich indicates directorys and other special files. How can I get those
> colors back?

Try "alias ls=ls -color=auto" in your .bashrc.

> Second question is how can I get a overview of installed packages, before
> instaling new packages?

Do a dpkg -l | more (or less) to list them on your screen. "dpkg -l
>installed.txt" will create a file which you can then open with any editor or print out for a hard copy.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Alfred de Groot
> Nog in het gelukkige bezit van een kabelmodem, nog wel.

Cable Modems in Holland? I'm jealous.


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