Directory listing colors in Terminal
I like to have colors in my directory listings when in Terminal. Blue for folders, red for executable, etc. I’ve been doing this for years, and I always forget it’s not the default.
I use tcsh (still, yes), so I have the following in my .tcsh file:
setenv LSCOLORS "exfxcxdxbxegedabagacad"
Gibbery, yes. But it specifies colors for
If you use bash, the following in .bash_profile should work:
(Remember to do a
source .tcsh or
source .bash_profile after editing the file.)
If it doesn’t work, you might still have to set CLICOLOR to true, and possibly set TERM to xterm-color.
And of course you can change the colors — do a
man ls for more info.