TIL linux ip has colours!1!!!1 (please don't hack me)


@calebccff oh my god thank you, why is this not on be default?!

@mitchkiah Maybe some tools expect plaintext output without code colors? Like multisystem who breaks like shit be trying to execute color codes as if they were commands, if grep is aliased to grep --color=always

But since it makes things less of a PITA to read and I'm too lazy for adding -c each time, I still have an alias ip='ip -c' for my regular user (NOT for root, though) for quite a long time, without breaking anything… yet. I bet this alias will break some tool, some day…


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