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From: Michael Schroeder
Subject: Re: $LS_COLORS
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:39:58 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 04:43:11PM -0500, Thomas G. Mayfield wrote:
> I've hacked my $LS_COLORS to the exact point I like it, and when I login 
> to my box, get just what I want.  However, screen is somehow overwriting 
> this variable.  I've tried manually setting $LS_COLORS using 'setenv 
> LS_COLORS <long_list>', and still it's wrong.
> For an example, I added the following two lines to my .screenrc:
> setenv FOO $LS_COLORS
> After screen starts up, however, $FOO and $LS_COLORS ($FOO, of course 
> being my hacked version, and $LS_COLORS being the system default). I've 
> looked through my .bashrc and .bash_profile, but the only entries they 
> contain regarding $LS_COLORS are my own--to set it to the custom values.
> Any ideas?

Check out /etc/bash.bashrc and /etc/profile. (Your .bash_profile will
nor be read if the shell is not a "login" shell, so you should set
LS_COLORS in ~.bashrc.)


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