dircolors man page

dircolors — color setup for ls


dircolors [OPTION]... [FILE]


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
display this help and exit
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'.


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