How to eliminate "ls" color in xterm -
bobgoodwin at att.net
Sun Sep 26 17:50:49 UTC 2004
David L Norris wrote:
>On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 07:29 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>How can I change the colors? The problem is that the Blue
>>directory listings are very difficult to read and as a result I have
>>been changing the xterm fg and bg settings
>xterm color (defaults to light background, dark foreground):
>console color (defaults to dark background, light foreground):
>In gnome-terminal I use green text on a black background. So I simply
>copy /etc/DIR_COLORS to ~/.dir_colors and then edit from there.
>You can also copy DIR_COLORS to ~/.dir_colors.xterm or any other valid
>value of $TERM. (e.g. FC3 I think uses a "gnome" terminal type for
Thanks Dave, that's exactly what I needed to know, I simply
changed /etc/DIR_COLORS.xterm to highlight the blue directory
listings with yellow and I can read them at long last.
I did not know that /etc/DIR_COLORS.xterm existed!
Bob Goodwin Zuni, Virginia
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