how to get terminal colors?

Archaic archaic at
Mon Aug 26 14:55:11 PDT 2002

On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 04:42:16PM -0500, DJ Lucas wrote:
> This is the way I handle it...but has anyone figured out how to change the
> colors by file extention (like redhat, mandrake, and the various other RH
> based distros)?

You can create a file that dircolors parses. man dircolors. Read
especially the --print-database option.


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