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Color setup for `ls', outputs a sequence of shell commands to set up the terminal for color output from `ls' (and `dir', etc.).


      eval `dircolors [OPTION]... [FILE]`

If FILE is specified, `dircolors' reads 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'.

The output is a shell command to set the `LS_COLORS' environment
variable.  You can specify the shell syntax to use on the command line,
or `dircolors' will guess it from the value of the `SHELL' environment


     Output Bourne shell commands.  This is the default if the `SHELL'
     environment variable is set and does not end with `csh' or `tcsh'.

     Output C shell commands.  This is the default if `SHELL' ends with
     `csh' or `tcsh'.

     Print the (compiled-in) default color configuration database.  This
     output is itself a valid configuration file, and is fairly
     descriptive of the possibilities.

Related commands:

ls - List information about FILEs