It is possible to use colors on the Unix command-line interface.

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Colors in Man Pages

When I look at a man page in my 'console' (not an xterm) I see some coloration, but I don't get this in my xterm's (e.g. konsole) is there any way I can enable this? hopefully a fairly simple ...
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How can I highlight matches using GNU grep?

I have seen on some Linux, that grep is configured to highlight the match, and print the matching file. How can I configure grep to highlight matches?
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How can you change the GNU screen status line based on hostname?

I have a shared home directory that is automounted via NFS on all the UNIX servers I log in to. I would like to have a single .screenrc that (for example) puts the hostname in the hardstatus line in a ...