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Old 12-13-2005, 04:39 PM   #1
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ls output problem


Hi there,

I have a little problem with the command "ls" when i redirect the output to a file
to redirect the output of ls in a file i do
$ls > destinationfile.txt

if i do a "cat" on the destinationfile.txt the file is printed on the screen correctly, but when i edit it with VI (for exemple) i have some strange characteres in the file like "^[[00m" at the begining and at the end of each line does anyone know why and how to redirect the out put of ls in a file with out these characteres?

Thanks in advance.

PS: sorry for this post but if i ask you that is because when i want to use the contenant of the destinationfile.txt in a script that giving me hard time.

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Old 12-13-2005, 05:21 PM   #2
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turn of the colourisation of ls' output ...


ls --color=none



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Last edited by Tinkster; 12-13-2005 at 05:31 PM. Reason: Accidentally used American spelling where it wasn't part of a command :D
 
Old 12-14-2005, 12:49 PM   #3
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Correct , it's just work fine now.

Thank you so much.
 
Old 12-14-2005, 11:35 PM   #4
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Interestingly enough, I've got colour on, and have no probs with ls>t.t, then vi...
Maybe because I've got vi aliased to vim??
 
Old 12-15-2005, 01:23 AM   #5
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I have colourisation turned off by default, but in this case did
an ls *with* it, and this is what I see in vim when I load the
resulting redirected output...

Code:
^[[00m^[[00m#allexes.txt#^[[00m
^[[00m#bench.txt#^[[00m
^[[00m#derange.date#^[[00m
^[[00m#gobble.pl#^[[00m
^[[00m#redhat.txt#^[[00m
^[[00m#test_autofill.txt#^[[00m
^[[00m#testing.txt#^[[00m

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Old 12-15-2005, 06:40 PM   #6
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Guess you're just unlucky eh?
FYI I'm on Fedora Core release 3 (Heidelberg), 2.6.10-1.770_FC3smp , vim 6.3.54 in case that helps.
I could manage without colour (old time programmer), but it's handy to have.
Don't think there's been any funny customisation to make it work.
HTH
 
Old 12-15-2005, 08:08 PM   #7
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Oh, don't get me wrong, vim DOES do colours when I do coding,
just can't make sense of the colourised ls output ;)


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Old 12-15-2005, 09:58 PM   #8
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Sorry, I obviously wasn't clear... what i meant was I have colour at the cmd line eg inc 'ls' and inside vim, and I can vim a file created by 'coloured' ls no prob...
 
  


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