getting a terminal to STOP showing colors

Matthew Walker mwalker at
Mon Nov 10 16:19:18 MST 2008

Pipe it through more. That strips ansi right off. You should be able to set your
terminal to ignore color too. It would depend on your client.

On Mon, November 10, 2008 4:15 pm, Lee Higginson wrote:
> Anyone know how to get a terminal to STOP showing colors.  I can unalias and
> change the /etc/DIR_COLORS to get them to stop for most things, but doing a:
> service <process> restart,  ALWAYS gives me a pretty green OK. Anyone know
> how to get that to stop?
> Thanks,
> Lee
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Matthew Walker
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