I'm starting to do some development with Solaris, and while most of it is linux like, some things are still a little different. I spent a good 20 minutes trying to figure out how to add colors to the terminal output. No colors = No fun! Most of the googling showed a large array of export LS_COLORS="color combination", but that didn't work. All my previous .bashrc files that worked on Linux didn't work on Solaris. In addition, ls --color=auto didn't even show any colors. I was confused!
Apparently all I needed to add was:
Now I get all my colorful glory in Solaris!