LS colors

skoal ulist at
Sat Jun 25 20:49:29 UTC 2005

Matthew S-H Wrote: 
> On a mac, I can use the "LSCOLORS" environment variable to change the  

> colors ls will use.

> Is there any equivalent for the FSF version of ls?


> ~Matt


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Forgive me if I misunderstand your question, but you can do the same
thing in linux (and Ubuntu of course).  Check the manpages of the
'dircolor' command -> man dircolor.

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