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Old 10-16-2003, 11:50 AM   #1
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how do i change text colors

i have a slight color vision problem - how can i change the default colors linux rh8.0 uses when i do a ls -la ???
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This is for the Bash shell?
Old 10-16-2003, 12:03 PM   #3
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you could do a ls -al --color=no
I have a hard time seeing the green. I've changed the default background color in the terminal to a more friendly color also...
Old 10-16-2003, 12:05 PM   #4
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Sorry about the double... you can check out this page:

I used it a while back when the Bash I was using on a stock install didn't have the fancy colors I liked.


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