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Old 05-21-2008
How to have color coded Terminal display,(like linux)

Hi all,

I would like to know how to have a color display in the terminal...
In the sense that,
In many linux terminals,we have color coded for each file type,
green for executable ,blue for dirs and so on...

I wanted to know how i can have the same arrangement in solaris(b-79a)

I am not sure if its a script that is doing this,or a pkg or a simple command line options...

So pls assist!!!

Thanks
# 2  
Old 05-21-2008
Hi,
The simplest way is, IMHO, to download the gnu version of ls (sunfreeware.com ?)
PS:That was one of my question back then when i first got hold to a non-linux box Smilie
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Old 05-21-2008
cool,
I will give it a try right away and let you knowSmilie

Thanks
# 4  
Old 05-21-2008
Hi ,
I am not able to find the link to that ls pkg ,can you pls help!!!

Thanks
# 5  
Old 05-21-2008
A simple google search turns up some promising results.
# 6  
Old 05-22-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by wrapster
Hi ,
I am not able to find the link to that ls pkg ,can you pls help!!!

Thanks
Here are some links
Freeware for Solaris 8
Freeware for Solaris 9
Freeware for Solaris 10
Download the coreutils package which contains ls ...

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