DIRCOLORS(1)                    User Commands                   DIRCOLORS(1)

NAME         top

       dircolors - color setup for ls

SYNOPSIS         top

       dircolors [OPTION]... [FILE]

DESCRIPTION         top

       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

AUTHOR         top

       Written by H. Peter Anvin.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <>
       Report dircolors translation bugs to

COPYRIGHT         top

       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.

SEE ALSO         top

       Full documentation at:
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) dircolors invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.30                July 2018                     DIRCOLORS(1)

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