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Linux / Unix Command: dircolors
Command Library

NAME

dircolors - color setup for ls  

SYNOPSIS

dircolors [OPTION]... [FILE]  

DESCRIPTION

Output commands to set the LS_COLORS environment variable.  

Determine format of output:

-b, --sh, --bourne-shell
output Bourne shell code to set LS_COLORS
-c, --csh, --c-shell
output C shell code to set LS_COLORS
-p, --print-database
output defaults
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

If FILE is specified, read it to determine which colors to use for which file types and extensions. Otherwise, a precompiled database is used. For details on the format of these files, run `dircolors --print-database'.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for dircolors is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and dircolors programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info dircolors

should give you access to the complete manual.


Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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