This library can be used to color/decolor strings using ANSI escape sequences.
Just type into the command line as root:
# ruby install.rb
Or if you prefer using Rake, try:
# rake install
Or if you want to use rubygems just type this and rubygems fetches the gem and installs it for you:
# gem install term-ansicolor
The latest version of this library can be downloaded at
The homepage of this library is located at
The following executables are provided with Term::ANSIColor:
cdiff: colors a diff patch
decolor: decolors any text file that was colored with ANSI escape sequences
colortab: Displays a table of the 256 terminal colors with their indices and nearest html equivalents.
term_display: displays a ppm3 or ppm6 image file in the terminal. If the netpbm programs are installed it can handle a lot of other image file formats.
term_mandel: displays the mandelbrot set in the terminal
Additionally the file examples/example.rb in the source/gem-distribution shows how this library can be used.
Florian Frank firstname.lastname@example.org
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation: www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html