Changing the Default Mount Point for an External USB Hard Drive

Martin Webster lists at
Sat Aug 7 21:16:49 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-07 at 15:37 -0500, Larry Shields wrote:

> I have a question for you, where do you come up with the -Flai, where
> is this command listed and where did you get it from...???

I've used this combination of arguments for years...

-F appends '/' after folders, '*' after executables etc.
-l long format, i.e. dates and permissions
-a includes directory entries beginning with a '.'
-i prints file inode (serial) number

...and often add the following alias in .bashrc:

alias ls='ls -Flai'

Type ls --help for more information.

As ever,

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