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Old 02-16-2016, 08:34 PM   #1
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color terminal question

hello, i'm using ssh to remote into a freebsd machine and i don't have the colors for directories and that when i use ls.

if i go into my home dir and edit .shrc and add--

alias ls="ls -G"

would that do the trick for all logins local and remote for that user?
Old 02-16-2016, 08:39 PM   #2
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You will need to change the bash startup files on the remote machine as that is where you will be logged in.
Old 02-16-2016, 08:46 PM   #3
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yes, thats what i meant - on the remote machine. I added, but it didn't work until i realized that i had to logout and back in...derp

thanks for the reply!


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