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August 2013

Linux Terminal Colors

1. Enabling colored output 1.1 ls –color In Linux, you use the ls command to display the contents of a folder. ls can be used with the –color=WHEN attribute to display the contents colored according to the LS_COLOR environment variable: You usually configure an alias to force ls to use …

Linux File System Hierarchy

Linux File System Hierarchy is a reference that describes how the Linux Files System Hierarchy should look like. Currently, the FHS in use is at version 2.3 and was released in 2004. You can check it at http://www.pathname.com/fhs/. Most Linux distros have a policy of respecting FHS, so most users …