Tutorial: Colored Man Pages & How It Works
Apr 03, 2012, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Except for the eye-candy, colors may help when it comes to
clarity, although some prefer the default monochrome approach. At
the start of this article there is the actual code which can be
copied and pasted inside the ~/.bashrc file, and which can be
modified depending on each person?s preferences. If you don?t care
about what it does you can just insert it in ~/.bashrc, restart
your terminal and start reading some man pages to see how it looks
(e.g. man man). After this part I tried to explain how this code
works and how to modify it in order to get new ?themes?."