Section (1) dircolors


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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 _zsingle_quotesz_dircolors −−print−database_zsingle_quotesz_.

AUTHOR

Written by H. Peter Anvin.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

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SEE ALSO

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/dircolors>

or available locally via: info _zsingle_quotesz_(coreutils) dircolors invocation_zsingle_quotesz_

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2019 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.