Instead of seeing a plain output after a git command we can have the display in color.

like when we execute git status to view changed or new files we can view each segment in colored way:

or for when we execute git diff a_modified_file_name

it is better to view deleted lines in red (-) and added lines in green (+).

For the same add following segment into your git config file (.gitconfig) for me this file is at my home location i.e (~/.gitconfig)

    ui = auto
[color "branch"]
    current = cyan blue reverse
    local = blue
    remote = green
[color "diff"]
    meta = blue
    frag = magenta
    old = red
    new = green
[color "status"]
    added = blue
    changed = green
    untracked = magenta

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