Make ls output better visible on dark terminals in bash

unalias ls
Sometimes you have a situation where you cannot properly see the ls output when you are using a terminal w/a dark background. Usually bash has ls aliased to use colors, and you can easily get ls to use the default foreground color via simply unaliasing the command.

2009-03-10 11:23:31

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the other option is back-slash command (e.g. \ls). this is on-the-fly unaliasing and won't affect subsequent commands (i.e. next "ls" will still be aliased)
alperyilmaz · 625 weeks and 1 day ago
Or setup the colours correctly like: eval $(dircolors)
pixelbeat · 625 weeks and 1 day ago
Or change your terminal colors if you can.
atoponce · 625 weeks ago
ls --color=none
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