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Date:      Wed, 21 Aug 1996 10:31:28 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Ken Marsh <>
To:        Adam Capell <>
Subject:   Re: colorls and linuxls
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I made a symlink to ls named rls, then in my aliases that use more, I
replaced ls with rls. That way ll gives me the long list in color, and llm
pipes a regular non-color list into more. So I don't get color when I do
the more list, but at lease I do have color when I do a regular or long

I know this isn't what your really asking, but it is a way to make colorls
very useful.


On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Adam Capell wrote:

> Why is it that when I pipe the output of either colorls or linuxls to
> more, I get garbage?  I suspect it has something to do with the extra
> color information - 8-bit characters or ansi or whatever, but is
> there any way to get around this?  It doesn't make these binaries
> very useful.   Are there any parameters for my Console or
> color_xterm I can use?
>     Adam

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