Directory listing colors

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Sat Sep 24 16:59:23 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Mazen A. <lists at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a Linux newbie and I was wondering what do the colors of
> files/directories produced by an ls mean? Any resource would help.

Found this in Google:

However the best way to determine files, for a newcomer and not only,
is with the ls -l option, and checking the attributes on the left.

Ioannis Vranos

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