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How to get colored ls?

Discussion in 'General Linux' started by carbon333, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. carbon333

    carbon333 Guest

    If you want your 'ls' results to be colored, try executing:

    ls --color

    To make it permanent, add this line to your ~/.bashrc:

    alias ls='ls --color'
  2. W00t

    W00t Guest

    What I never quite understood was what the colours meant?

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