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Old 10-23-2004, 11:30 AM   #1
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Eterm colours

I've just installed (using apt) Enlightenment, and with it Eterm. I like Eterm, but I miss the file colours that I have with xterm. (Like directory colours = blue, executables = green, etc.) What need to be done to get them in Eterm? I looked all around the Eterm website and throught most of the help files, but can't seem to find anything.

Old 10-23-2004, 12:01 PM   #2
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just a thought, why don't you do it the same way you had it with xterm, just replace the word 'xterm' with 'eterm'in the file. If you fix it, please post the answer.
Old 10-23-2004, 10:55 PM   #3
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Often this is just a matter of uncommenting out some lines in ~/.bashrc (assuming you're using the Bourne again shell) either to explicitly set the colours, or to import the appropriate bits from /etc/profile.

Also, for a more detailed explanation have a glance at this post:

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Old 10-24-2004, 03:22 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot. The link to the other question solved my problem.

For those too lazy to look there heres what to do:

add the following to your ~/.bash_profile

if [ -e ~/.bashrc ]
source ~/.bashrc

make sure you specify that you want ls to be colourized in ~/.bashrc though.


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