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Old 08-30-2005, 11:22 AM   #1
dejavu_01
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How to get a color text console?


Hi,

I've just finished installing Debian 3.1. But when I loged in, the text console only display in black and white. What should I do to get a color text console like I used to in say Slackware?

Thanks,
 
Old 08-30-2005, 12:38 PM   #2
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simply modify one of, or all three of the following files:

.bashrc
.bash_profile

(in your home directory)


Add:

eval `dircolors -b`
alias ls='ls --color=auto'
alias dir='ls --color=auto --format=vertical'
 
  


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