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Old 10-15-2003, 08:48 PM   #1
jpstunr
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ls color codes


I've been trying to figure out the color code for the ls command. i know that blue is a directory, and green is a regular file... but there are so many other colors and highlighting and symbols (@,*) i looked in the info and man pages, but found no explanation, is it in there or is there a site that explains it?

-jimmy<><
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:03 AM   #2
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ll -aF directory will be blue & marked with a "/"
executables will green marked with a "*"
files wlll be white
files starting with "." are hidden


use the man command its helpfull...ir man ls....man man....man grep...ect.

its a manual
 
Old 10-16-2003, 08:01 PM   #3
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exists a "man man" too
 
Old 03-20-2012, 03:41 PM   #4
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ls colors

Here is a little explanation of ls color codes:
http://linux-sxs.org/housekeeping/lscolors.html

Also in info ls:

'dircolors': Color setup for 'ls'

'dircolors' outputs a sequence of shell commands to set up the terminal for color output from 'ls'
 
  


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