[TUHS] TECO was: Re: basic tools / Universal Unix

Ian Zimmerman itz at very.loosely.org
Fri Nov 17 13:56:15 AEST 2017


On 2017-11-17 10:38, George Michaelson wrote:

> Actually no, I still hate colour LS. I like ls -F because the implied
> extra information can be semantically extracted with a grep, although
> why find . -type d -maxdepth 1 isn't being used is beyond me.

Colorized ls can show you other things.  For example:

* setuid/setgid files
* broken symlinks

ls -F can't do these.

Myself, I like ls itself to be colourless, but I do have an alias "cls"
and use it often.

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