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

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Fri Nov 17 14:07:23 AEST 2017


On Thu, 16 Nov 2017, Ian Zimmerman wrote:

> 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.
>
>

Overall I guess it's more of a matter of, well, do you want Unix or do you 
want GNU?  On a desktop, I tend to find the GNU extensions useful.  On a 
server, I think I want lean and mean, minimalist, and more of a pure Unix 
environment.

-uso.


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