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Re: Directory Colors



On Thu, Jul 02, 1998 at 12:51:33AM -0400, Shaleh wrote:
> The ls that comes w/ Debian supports colors.  However it is off by
> default (do not ask why).  You need to add a line to /etc/profile that
> says "alias ls="ls --color=auto".  This wll make ls give colored
> output.  You can also put that line in your own .bash_profile -- putting
> it in /etc/profile makes it work for ALL users.

Note that it must also go into .bashrc if you use X or screen since these
shells are non-login and the profiles aren't run for those.  My alias is
ls='ls --color=auto -f' because it looks good that way to me.  Over telnet,
I would want -f only for obvious reasons (telnet is SLOOOOOOW!)

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