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Old 02-20-2004, 12:16 AM   #1
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Changing the color of ls output?


I'm running RedHat 7.2 and when I issue 'ls -l' it lists the different file types in different colors. Generally speaking, this is pretty helpful. There is one small problem though - the blue in which it lists directories is so dark that it's hard to read. So, how can I either change the shade of blue or set it to some other color altogether? Thanks in advance for any replies.

Old 02-20-2004, 12:20 AM   #2
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If you use gnome-terminal or konsole there should be an option to change the colors somewhere in preferences, or just change the background to white.


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