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mcdiff: Internal diff viewer of GNU Midnight Commander. Index of mcdiff man page
Read mcdiff man page on Linux: $ man 1 mcdiff NAME mcdiff - Internal diff viewer of GNU Midnight Commander. USAGE mcdiff [-bcCdfhstVx?] file1 file2 DESCRIPTION

mcdiff is a link to mc , the main GNU Midnight Commander executable. Executing GNU Midnight Commander under this name requests starting the internal diff viewer which compares file1 and file2 specified on the command line.

OPTIONS
-b
Force black and white display.
-c
Force color mode on terminals where mcdiff defaults to black and white.
-C <keyword>=<fgcolor>,<bgcolor>,<attributes>:<keyword>= ...
Specify a different color set. See the Colors section in mc (1) for more information.
-d
Disable mouse support.
-f
Display the compiled-in search paths for Midnight Commander files.
-t
Used only if the code was compiled with S-Lang and terminfo: it makes the Midnight Commander use the value of the TERMCAP variable for the terminal information instead of the information on the system wide terminal database
-V
Displays the version of the program.
-x
Forces xterm mode. Used when running on xterm-capable terminals (two screen modes, and able to send mouse escape sequences).
COLORS The default colors may be changed by appending to the MC_COLOR_TABLE environment variable. Foreground and background colors pairs may be specified for example with:
MC_COLOR_TABLE="$MC_COLOR_TABLE:\
normal=lightgray,black:\
selected=black,green"
FILES /usr/share/mc/mc.hlp
The help file for the program.

/usr/share/mc/mc.ini

The default system-wide setup for GNU Midnight Commander, used only if the user's own ~/.config/mc/ini file is missing.

/usr/share/mc/mc.lib

Global settings for the Midnight Commander. Settings in this file affect all users, whether they have ~/.config/mc/ini or not.

~/.config/mc/ini

User's own setup. If this file is present, the setup is loaded from here instead of the system-wide startup file.

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