What happens when you type ‘ls -l’?

Actual image of Ken Thompson summoning the first UNIX shell (circa 1971, colourized)
Different outputs received when inputting ‘ls’ versus ‘ls -l’




Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

This Week in Trans News: No, Trans People Didn’t Lose Your Election

Most Common String Methods in Python

.NET framework introduction

Power Management & Performance

MoonSwap Weekly Report (Jan 4th to Jan 10th) |MoonSwap APP on iOS Releasing Soon & ConDragon…

Use the WaitGroup Wisely in Concurrent Programs in Go

Handling schema drift for tables in Azure Synapse dedicated pool

Adding Cinemachine to Our Loot Chest Sequence

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Gabriel Vazquez

Gabriel Vazquez

More from Medium

Series Two: Git Essential Training: The Basics

Pointer variables in Delphi: how to use them?

The simplest way to debug a Scrapy spider in PyCharm

GCC Compiler — The Four Steps