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Mac OS X: Change Color of the ls Command

Terminal - Mac OS X: Change Color of the ls Command
export LSCOLORS=gxfxcxdxbxegedabagacad
2009-05-04 04:07:36
User: haivu
Functions: export
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Mac OS X: Change Color of the ls Command

I use terminal with black background on the Mac. Unfortunately, the default ls color for the directory is blue, which is very hard to see. By including the line above in my ~/.bash_profile file, I changed the directory's color to cyan, which is easer to see. For more information on the syntax of the LSCOLORS shell variable:

man ls

I tested this command on Mac OS X Leopard

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I can just picture the man page:

For better results with the the LSCOLORS variables value, just type at suitably long and random sequence on your keyboard. For better and even more personnalized results, insert part of your favorite DNA sequence...

Arf.

Comment by pruneau 286 weeks and 4 days ago

@pruneau: Yes, it is that easy! :-)

Comment by haivu 286 weeks and 4 days ago

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