TIL linux ip has colours!1!!!1 (please don't hack me)
@calebccff Bruh I... what...
<re-reads ip manpage>
How did I not know about this? I swear to the Flying Spaghetti Monster that I've read this manpage, more than once in fact.
@calebccff Thanks I didn't know it supported colors either. Not sure about compatibility. Might add an alias in my config.
@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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