On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 08:54:16 +0000 Nathan Kinkade <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 06:03:19PM -0400, Gerald S Stoller wrote: > > FreeBSD 4.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.3-RELEASE #0: Sat Apr 21 10:54:49 > GMT 2001 > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/GENERIC i386 > > > > I am trying to put color in some of my messages (I am > using > > Xwindows ). One place where I found mention of color is in the > manual > > page of the ls command (search in there for the string "COLOR". > I > > picked a window and in it set TERM to xterm-color and exported > it, > > set CLICOLOR to a nonnull value and exported it, set LSCOLORS > to the > > default value mentioned there and exported it. Did an ls -l but > it > > showed up as usual. Then tried changing TERM to cons25 (also > > mentioned in the man page) and exported it. Still nothing. > > Can anyone direct me to documentation that will tell me > how to > > insert color in messages, both the fone and the backgroun, or > write to me > > how to do it? Thanks in advance. > > Try using `ls -G` for color output in ls. If that works, just put I tried it, still the same output, no color. > an alias in your shells config file. For bash it would look something > like: > alias ls='ls -G' > > don't know about other shells, though. > > Nathan > -- > gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys D8527E49
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