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       dircolors - color setup for ls


       dircolors [OPTION]... [FILE]


       Output commands to set the LS_COLORS environment variable.

   Determine format of output:
       -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

       --help 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


       Written by H. Peter Anvin.


       Report dircolors bugs to
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       Copyright © 2009 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.


       The full documentation for dircolors is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and dircolors programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info coreutils 'dircolors invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.