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Linuxhelp _ General Discussion _ Newbie Question

Posted by: pacjam Sep 27 2006, 04:30 PM

What do the colors mean when you list directory contnets in Linux?

Posted by: michaelk Sep 27 2006, 05:08 PM

See man page for ls, lists types of files and the colors possibilities.
http://www.hmug.org/man/1/ls.php

Typically
green - executable
blue - directory
magenta - links
red - file package like rpm, tar etc
yellow - device

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