How To Enable ls Color?
hemi at puresimplicity.net
Mon Jan 9 02:07:40 UTC 2012
On 1/8/2012 6:14 PM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Jan 2012 16:04:17 -0800, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>> I've installed 9.0-RC3 amd64. I'm trying to enable color output for
>> ls. I've issued the basic 'ls -Gla' but output is not colored. Yet if
>> I can get colorized output by providing color codes (echo
>> ^[[34mhello^[[37m produces a blue "hello") at the command line so I know
>> my terminal is capable.
>> Is there some other secret? This is a new install and I'm just trying
>> to set things up.
> setenv LSCOLORS ExGxdxdxCxDxDxBxBxegeg
> in the csh's initialisation file (typically ~/.cshrc
> for local use, /etc/csh.cshrc for global effect)
> and maybe setup an alias:
> alias ls 'ls -FG'
> alias ll 'ls -laFG'
> However, ls should provide colored output even
> if you don't set the $LSCOLORS variable. It
> should work with the default terminal emulation
> (cons25 or cons25l1).
From here: http://www.puresimplicity.net/~hemi/freebsd/misc.html
CLICOLOR="YES"; export CLICOLOR
LSCOLORS="ExGxFxdxCxDxDxhbadExEx"; export LSCOLORS
I last updated that page a while ago...But it still seems to be working for me. :) You shouldn't really have to muck around with term type or anything...
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