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dircolors - color setup for ls

dircolors [ OPTION]... [FILE]

Output commands to set the LS_COLORS environment variable.

-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
display this help and exit
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.

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Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Full documentation at: <>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) dircolors invocation'
August 2018 GNU coreutils 8.30