[arch-general] Colorized Output Listing

C Anthony Risinger anthony at extof.me
Thu Aug 19 20:59:22 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:43 PM, Carlos Mennens <carloswill at gmail.com> 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...

grab the DIRCOLORS bits from gentoo, they are the best.  stick it in

or use this guys premade package in AUR (looks old, but prob works fine)


C Anthony

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