[arch-general] Colorized Output Listing

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Thu Aug 19 20:56:11 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 08:43:29PM -0400, Carlos Mennens wrote:
> It's very frustrating in Arch that my directories[blue], text
> files[white], tarballs[red], symbolic links[blue], and scripts[green]
> are all the same color. How can I colorize this in bash so my Arch
> Linux system is much easier to sort through?
> I checked the Wiki and only found something about colorizing my PS1
> which is not what I really care about.
> Thanks for any help...

Make yourself a dircolors file. Maybe this'll get you started:



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