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- for local user ~/.dir_colors
- add the line
- COLOR [option]
- where [option] can be none tty or all
- add line for your terminal program:
Below are the color init strings for the basic file types. A color init string consists of one or more of the following numeric codes:
- Attribute codes:
00=none 01=bold 04=underscore 05=blink 07=reverse 08=concealed
- Text color codes:
30=black 31=red 32=green 33=yellow 34=blue 35=magenta 36=cyan 37=white
- Background color codes:
40=black 41=red 42=green 43=yellow 44=blue 45=magenta 46=cyan 47=white
- NORMAL 00 # global default, although everything should be something.
- FILE 00 # normal file
- DIR 01;37 # directory
- LINK 01;36 # symbolic link. (If you set this to 'target' instead of a
# numerical value, the color will match the file pointed to)
- FIFO 40;33 # pipe
- SOCK 01;35 # socket
- DOOR 01;35 # door
- BLK 40;33;01 # block device driver
- CHR 40;33;01 # character device driver
- ORPHAN 01;05;37;41 # orphaned syminks
- MISSING 01;05;37;41 # ... and the files they point to
This is for files with execute permission:
- EXEC 01;32
List any file extensions like '.gz' or '.tar' that you would like ls to colorize below. Put the extension, a space, and the color init string. (and any comments you want to add after a '#')
.cmd 01;32 # executables (bright green) .exe 01;32 .com 01;32 .btm 01;32 .bat 01;32 .sh 01;32 .csh 01;32
- ls --color
For ls to display in color( --color=tty ) is applicable
- you can make an alias for 'ls'
- alias ls='ls --color'