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What do the the different text colours in the ssh shell mean? Using "ls", one of my webapps is displayed with red text and a black background. What does this mean? I see that light blue text represents directories for instance. I'm using the terminal app in Mac Lion. Thanks

asked 18 Dec '11, 04:04

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You can see the guide here to see where the colours are defined and what do they exactly mean.

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answered 18 Dec '11, 04:17

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Thanks neeravk, The red on black turns out to mean my symbolic link was broken because of spaces in the url. Fixed, an now my link is a pleasing cyan. Cheers.

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