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Colours in ls

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Shahril M
Frequent Advisor

Colours in ls


When I run the ls command, the output is displayed in various colours. How can I keep it to one colour?

I am using a terminal emulator. I tried changing the colour config but it does not help.

Honored Contributor

Re: Colours in ls


Check out your alias.

$ alias

will show you what is registerd as alias.

If you want to erase your alias,
use "unalias".

Good luck
Craig Kelley
Valued Contributor

Re: Colours in ls

If you're running RedHat, you can just erase /etc/profile.d/colorls* to get rid of those annoying colors. I usually just edit the colorls scripts to read like this:

alias ls="ls -F"

(which I like _much_ better than the color output)