Colour console

Jonathan Belson jon at witchspace.com
Wed Jul 14 12:49:53 BST 2004


Hiya

> Hey im not new to freebsd, but im lacking some basic knowledge, I've
> compiled 'options VESA' into my kernel, and I was just wondering how I
> could
> set the system console to that so directories can come up to different
> colours to files etc etc, currently using bash as my shell, do I set it up

You don't need the VESA option to do that, although it does give you the
option of a hi-res console.

> within bash, can I even set it up? I know I can do this by install X11 and

'man ls' should give you some clues.  The '-G' option gives basic colourized
output; you can also set CLICOLOR to achieve the same effect.

Cheers,

--Jon

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