Add some color to ls

eval "`dircolors -b`"
If you put this in your .bashrc, you might also want to add this to make it use the colors by default: alias ls="ls --color=auto"

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By: isaacs
2009-03-27 05:37:04

What Others Think

Two things: first, backticks suck- use $(). Second, if 'ls' is on Linux, and you haven't mucked up your TERM variable, by default, colors are enabled. If you're on Unix, most derivatives don't support color with ls.
atoponce · 499 weeks ago

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