colors in the console

How can I get the console to display colors (like green on black) rather than that delightfully bland gray on black scheme it's got right now.  I know it can do colors in the console (it does when it starts up and says "OK" for everything).  I've got RedHat 6.0 if that makes a difference.

oh yeah, if your answer is RTFM, tell me which one.  I'll still give you the points
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JadeFang68Commented:
Basil:

Are you trying to change the colors in a terminal window? Or on the console window that displays system messages?

Also, what window manager are you using? (KDE, Gnome, etc.)
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Basil000Author Commented:
I wanna change the colors in the terminal, as in not in X. Like when i first log in.
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JadeFang68Commented:
Basil:

Assuming you are using the bash shell (Identified by a $ as your prompt), edit the file called .bashrc in your favorite editor (like pico) and insert the following line:

alias ll = 'ls -lags --color'

This will give you a color display of the files in a directory (Different colors for various file types) in long format, when you type the command "ll"

I am not sure if the foreground and background colors can be changed in the regular console, but it can most definitely be done under X.

With this trick, you'll spice up the display a bit.

Let me know if this helps.
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Basil000Author Commented:
works for me
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