Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tips and Tricks for NetBSD - Using GNU ls

.: How to use the GNU ls on NetBSD :.

If you're a Linux lover, you certainly miss GNU ls when using BSD systems. Well, this post will help you to install and configure GNU ls on NetBSD.

Just follow those really easy steps:

  1. pkg_add -v gnuls
  2. alias ls='gls --color=auto' 
If you want to make it permanent, just add this inside your favorite shell configuration file:

# for BASH
echo "alias ls=gls --color=auto" >> .bashrc

There you go! :)

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