[Techtalk] Vim, mutt, and terminals

Kai MacTane kmactane at GothPunk.com
Mon Oct 1 12:05:08 EST 2001

At 10/1/01 12:00 PM , Raven, corporate courtesan wrote:
>[Mutt question]

Sorry, can't help you with the Mutt question. But:

>         Also, Mandrake had some sort of terminal settings where when you 
> did an ls, anything with the executable bit set showed up in blue, 
> regular files showed up in green, symlinks in yellow, etc.  Anyone know 
> how that was done?

alias ls='ls -F --color=tty'

(Actually, you may or may not want to bother with that -F. That's just what 
I use.)

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