dircolors man page

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'.

Author

Written by H. Peter Anvin.

Reporting Bugs

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report dircolors translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

See Also

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/d…>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) dircolors invocation'

Referenced By

dir_colors(5), lftp(1), tree(1), vifm-convert-dircolors(1).

November 2016 GNU coreutils 8.26 User Commands