[arch-general] Colorized Output Listing

Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227) ghost1227 at archlinux.us
Thu Aug 19 20:54:38 EDT 2010

for root, you need to create it yourself. it will be created for users you
add to the system however. if you do create one for root, you'll have to
create a .bash_profile file as well that sources it for it to actually work
automagically on login.

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Carlos Mennens <carloswill at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Phillip Thelen <viirus92 at yahoo.de> wrote:
> >  Have you tried adding this to your .bashrc?
> >
> > alias ls='ls --color=auto'
> >
> > basically just tells bash to execute "ls --color=auto" instead of just
> ls.
> >
> > Hope that helps you ;)
> Right now I only have a 'root' user and no normal shell users ...yet.
> I checked /root and there is not /root/.bash*. Am I missing something
> here? I even created a new user and in their home directory there is
> no .bashrc. What is wrong with my system or am I expected to manually
> create the .bashrc file using 'vim'?

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