Terminal colors with ls command

adams k7qo at commspeed.net
Sat May 5 18:51:16 BST 2007


On Sat, 2007-05-05 at 12:41 -0500, Bruce Bales wrote:
> I use the terminal quite a bit.  For many months after I installed 
> dapper, an ls command gave me a multicolored display with directories 
> one color, text files another, etc.  Now, the colors have 
> disappeared.  Everything is black on white.
> 
> I must have done something to change this, but I can't find it.
> 
> Any help on this?
> bruce
> 

If you run, from the konsole

alias ls

you should see something like:



alias ls='ls --color=auto'


It looks like you lost your alias to ls.  You might
try

source ~/.bashrc

and see if it returns.  Somewhere and somehow you have
lost the above alias.

FYI


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