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Old 01-14-2003, 02:10 AM   #1
L0CTiT3
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Bash color shell


I've got the following code, to make colors in my shell...
But I don't know how to make it work...
Ive got FreeBSD 4.6-2....

Plz help me...

# Define some colors first:
red='\e[0;31m'
RED='\e[1;31m'
blue='\e[0;34m'
BLUE='\e[1;34m'
cyan='\e[0;36m'
CYAN='\e[1;36m'
NC='\e[0m' # No Color
# --> Nice. Has the same effect as using "ansi.sys" in DOS.

# Looks best on a black background.....
echo -e "${CYAN}This is BASH ${RED}${BASH_VERSION%.*}${CYAN} - DISPLAY on ${RED}$DISPLAY${NC}\n" date if [ -x /usr/games/fortune ]; then
/usr/games/fortune -s # makes our day a bit more fun.... :-)
fi

function _exit() # function to run upon exit of shell
{
clear
echo -e "${RED}Hasta la vista, baby${NC}"
}
trap _exit 0

#---------------
# Shell prompt
#---------------

function fastprompt()
{
unset PROMPT_COMMAND
{
LOAD=$(uptime|sed -e "s/.*: \([^,]*\).*/\1/" -e "s/ //g")
TIME=$(date +%H:%M)
}
case $TERM in
*term | rxvt )
#PS1="${cyan}[\$TIME \$LOAD]$NC\n$RED\u@\h # $NC" ;;
PS1="${RED}\u@\w> $NC" ;;

linux )
PS1="${cyan}[\$TIME - \$LOAD]$NC\n[\h \#] \w > " ;;
* )
PS1="[\$TIME - \$LOAD]\n[\h \#] \w > " ;;
esac
}

fastprompt

alias ll="gnuls -al --color=always"
alias ls="gnuls --color=always"
alias xs="cd"
alias vf="cd"
alias moer="more"
alias moew="more"
alias kk="ll"
alias ..="cd .."
alias cd..="cd .."
 
Old 01-14-2003, 06:46 AM   #2
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before you do all that can i just ask have you tried adding this to your .bashrc:

export LS_OPTIONS='--color=auto'
eval `dircolors`
alias ls='ls $LS_OPTIONS'
 
Old 01-14-2003, 11:21 AM   #3
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Hey Frustin...
Where is the .bashrc located ?
I cant find it...
 
Old 01-15-2003, 02:06 AM   #4
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its in your (or should be) home directory. this is mine:

# .bashrc

export PS1='\h:\w\$ '
umask 022

# Adding colour discriptions to files and dirs

export LS_OPTIONS='--color=auto'
eval `dircolors`
alias ls='ls $LS_OPTIONS'

# User specific aliases and functions

alias mono='telnet meson.mono.org'

# Makes current directory title of the console

# Source global definitions
if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then
. /etc/bashrc
fi
 
Old 12-22-2007, 09:42 AM   #5
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Modifying the BASH prompt

This is the official HowTo - http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO...mpt-HOWTO.html

And this is a more newbie friendly one - http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-...up-prompt.html

According to the latter, the location of bashrc is:
Quote:
Open /etc/bashrc (Redhat and friends) / or /etc/bash.bashrc (Debian/Ubuntu) or /etc/bash.bashrc.local (Suse and others)
I found the file /etc/bash.bashrc which reads the directory colours from a file /etc/DIR_COLORS

When I used Slackware I had a selection of "pretty" prompts, but now I generally use one of the other terms with built in colourisation.
 
Old 10-22-2008, 10:59 AM   #6
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Thanks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Frustin View Post
before you do all that can i just ask have you tried adding this to your .bashrc:

export LS_OPTIONS='--color=auto'
eval `dircolors`
alias ls='ls $LS_OPTIONS'
For me, this worked like a charm. Ofcourse, I had to make my home directory because I forgot to specifiy it with adduser.

Code:
sudo mkdir /home/myuser/
sudo chmod -R 700 /home/myuser/
sudo chown -R myuser /home/myuser/
sudo chgrp -R myusergroup /home/myuser/
sudo usermod -d /home/myuser/ myuser
Probably a better way to do that. Thanks!


Quote:
According to the latter, the location of bashrc is:
Quote:
Open /etc/bashrc (Redhat and friends) / or /etc/bash.bashrc (Debian/Ubuntu) or /etc/bash.bashrc.local (Suse and others)
I found the file /etc/bash.bashrc which reads the directory colours from a file /etc/DIR_COLORS
Editing this file modifies the global bash settings. On a multi-user system this is not reccomended. As with all ".progrc" files, if they do not exist in your home directory, feel free to create it.

Quote:
touch ~/.bashrc

Last edited by TextBrowserAddict; 10-22-2008 at 11:07 AM. Reason: Clarification
 
  


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