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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for dircolors (redhat section 1)

DIRCOLORS(1)								FSF							      DIRCOLORS(1)

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 --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'.
Written by H. Peter Anvin.
Report bugs to <>.
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
The full documentation for dircolors is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and dircolors programs are properly installed at your site, the command info dircolors should give you access to the complete manual. dircolors (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 DIRCOLORS(1)