This is really a general linux question and not specific to gumstix.

By default, ls does not show colored output. You can use "ls --color=auto" to get blue coloring for folders and whatnot. Generally this is setup as an 'alias' in your shell so that you don't have to add the --color=auto each time. How to set that up depends on your shell, but for ubuntu chances are you'll find aliases setup in ~/.bashrc

If this isn't clear just do some google searches for colored output for ls... I'm pretty sure you'll find what you're looking for.


On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Gutembert nganpet <> wrote:
Good day everyone,

I don't know what happened in my Ubuntu 11.10, when I "ls",  all folders and files are displayed in white color instead of blue for folders as usual!

Did I do something wrong? what can I do in order to have the appropriate color for folders and files as usual?

Any suggestion is welcome,


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