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Old 10-25-2003, 11:36 PM   #1
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Terminal Colors

I use Slackware 9.1, and as user, the terminal spits out some handy colors for me. However, as root, I get just plain white text. Any way to apply the user settings to global?
Old 10-26-2003, 01:53 AM   #2
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Try to do a

ls --color

and see if you get your dircolors

If so you can go into your

/root/.bashrc (create it if it doesn't exist)

and add the line
alias ls='ls --color'

That should do it

Old 10-26-2003, 03:59 PM   #3
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Thanks! That worked!


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