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Old 01-13-2006, 10:57 PM   #1
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konsole setting

how can i use different color for directory, normal file, link in konsole?
I'm using kde3.5

if i open konsole this is my prompt bash-3.00#
can i change this into username or location# or something else more infomative that just bash -3.00# ?

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Old 01-13-2006, 11:34 PM   #2
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Old 01-13-2006, 11:58 PM   #3
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i can set the prompt now
but how can i set different color for directory and file , i still don't get it

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Old 01-14-2006, 12:07 PM   #4
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In SUSE linux a /etc/DIR_COLORS file is necessary to have colorized output.
On my machine this file contains:
# Configuration file for the color ls utility
# This file goes in the /etc directory, and must be world readable.
# You can copy this file to .dir_colors in your $HOME directory to override
# the system defaults.

# COLOR needs one of these arguments: 'tty' colorizes output to ttys, but not
# pipes. 'all' adds color characters to all output. 'none' shuts colorization
# off.

# Extra command line options for ls go here.
# Basically these ones are:
#  -F = show '/' for dirs, '*' for executables, etc.
#  -T 0 = don't trust tab spacing when formatting ls output.

# Below, there should be one TERM entry for each termtype that is colorizable
TERM linux
TERM linux-c
TERM console
TERM con132x25
TERM con132x30
TERM con132x43
TERM con132x60
TERM con80x25
TERM con80x28
TERM con80x30
TERM con80x43
TERM con80x50
TERM con80x60
TERM gnome
TERM mach-color
TERM rxvt
TERM screen
TERM screen-w
TERM vt100
TERM vt102
TERM xterm
TERM xterm-debian

# EIGHTBIT, followed by '1' for on, '0' for off. (8-bit output)

# Below are the color init strings for the basic file types. A color init
# string consists of one or more of the following numeric codes:
# Attribute codes:
# 00=none 01=bold 04=underscore 05=blink 07=reverse 08=concealed
# Text color codes:
# 30=black 31=red 32=green 33=yellow 34=blue 35=magenta 36=cyan 37=white
# Background color codes:
# 40=black 41=red 42=green 43=yellow 44=blue 45=magenta 46=cyan 47=white

NORMAL 00       # global default, although everything should be something.
FILE   00       # normal file
DIR    01;34    # directory
LINK   00;36    # symbolic link
FIFO   40;33    # pipe
SOCK   01;35    # socket
DOOR   01;35    # door
BLK    40;33;01 # block device driver
CHR    40;33;01 # character device driver
ORPHAN 40;31    # symlink to nonexistent file

# This is for files with execute permission:
EXEC 00;32

# List any file extensions like '.gz' or '.tar' that you would like ls
# to colorize below. Put the extension, a space, and the color init string.
# (and any comments you want to add after a '#')

# executables (bright green)
.cmd  00;32
.exe  01;32
.com  01;32
.bat  01;32
.btm  01;32
.dll  01;32

# archives or compressed
.tar  00;31
.tbz  00;31
.tgz  00;31
.rpm  00;31
.deb  00;31
.arj  00;31
.taz  00;31
.lzh  00;31
.zip  00;31
.zoo  00;31
.z    00;31
.Z    00;31
.gz   00;31
.bz2  00;31
.tb2  00;31
.tz2  00;31
.tbz2 00;31

# image formats
.avi  01;35
.bmp  01;35
.fli  01;35
.gif  01;35
.jpg  01;35
.jpeg 01;35
.mng  01;35
.mov  01;35
.mpg  01;35
.pcx  01;35
.pbm  01;35
.pgm  01;35
.png  01;35
.ppm  01;35
.tga  01;35
.tif  01;35
.xbm  01;35
.xpm  01;35
.dl   01;35
.gl   01;35

# sound formats
.aiff 00;32
.au   00;32
.mid  00;32
.mp3  00;32
.ogg  00;32
.voc  00;32
.wav  00;32
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