Listings Question About Ping

Joe Zeff joe at
Thu Dec 22 22:52:21 UTC 2011

On 12/22/2011 02:08 PM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Look up the manual "man dircolors". It's documented.

Yes, but only if you happen to understand the numeric codes and how they 
interact.  For somebody like me, who has no need to know that type of 
thing, it's simply gibberish.  That's why my .bashrc contains this line:

alias ls=ls

That gets rid of the colors that somebody "helpfully" decided that 
everybody wants.

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