on iTerm2 bash
If there any way to change the color when 'ls' so i can quickly know if it's a directory, a file, a script, exec?
Just like the Ubuntu terminal so you know a directory color for example its green
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You can use the G option of ls, which takes its colours from LSCOLORS. To always use the G option with ls, add an alias to a sourced file.
alias ls="ls -G"
As an alternative, I have the following in my
ls -G is equivalent to setting this variable. Personally I prefer that over the alias, but I can't rationally justify that position :-))
To change the colors you want to set these two environment variables in
~/.bash_profile or similar:
The color format for LSCOLORS is actually very reasonable (unlike setting colors in the prompt or similar):
The color designators are as follows: a black b red c green d brown e blue f magenta g cyan h light grey A bold black, usually shows up as dark grey B bold red C bold green D bold brown, usually shows up as yellow E bold blue F bold magenta G bold cyan H bold light grey; looks like bright white x default foreground or background Note that the above are standard ANSI colors. The actual display may differ depending on the color capabilities of the terminal in use. The order of the attributes are as follows: 1. directory 2. symbolic link 3. socket 4. pipe 5. executable 6. block special 7. character special 8. executable with setuid bit set 9. executable with setgid bit set 10. directory writable to others, with sticky bit 11. directory writable to others, without sticky bit