On Mon, 13 May 1996, David wrote:
> On Sun, 12 May 1996, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> > I tried posting this question in the comp.unix.shell, but my post
> > failed so here it goes..
> > ----------------
> > At work there is one Linux computer and the bash shell there
> > has color prompts for different types of files. I have FreeBSD
> > at home and I would like to have colored prompts.
> > I have searched in the Bash FAQ and did not find anything
> > regarding colored prompts. I tried the man pages also.
> > Is this a feature available to Linux only?
> I don't believe so. I'm almost positive what you are referring
> to is the color-ls package, which has been ported to FreeBSD already.
> It's available as a package on ftp.freebsd.org. colorls-2.1.tgz is the
> actual filename, which can be retrieved from /pub/FreeBSD/packages/All.
Keep in mind that, to use any application that uses such color under X11
windows (like the color-ls package) you have to be using a color-xterm.
The stock xterm that comes with x11 won't perform it. Look in
/usr/ports/x11/color-xterm for a good color-xterm.
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