exa

exa -glhrSuU -s size --group-directories-first -@ | less -R
nothing fancy `ls` alternative `exa`, with most info printed and passed through less with the `-R` (raw) option, to preserve colour output https://github.com/ogham/exa You can add or remove `-@` to print extended attributes for files that have them.
Sample Output
```
 ~ ? exa -glhr -s size --group-directories-first -S -u -U -@                                                                                                                18:12
Permissions Size  Blocks User  Group Date Created Date Accessed Name
drwx------     -       - wires staff 27 Feb 16:25 27 Feb  0:07  Downloads
drwxr-xr-x     -       - wires staff 27 Feb 16:27 27 Feb 16:27  Desktop
drwxr-xr-x     -       - wires staff 22 Feb  4:37 22 Feb  4:37  workdir
drwx------@    -       - wires staff 18 Feb  0:49 25 Feb 18:23  Library
com.apple.FinderInfo	32
drwxr-xr-x     -       - wires staff 26 Feb 23:37 27 Feb 11:23  r
drwxr-xr-x     -       - wires staff 20 Feb 19:38 21 Feb 17:10  projects
drwx------     -       - wires staff 26 Feb 11:30 25 Feb 21:55  Documents
drwx------     -       - wires staff 20 Feb 19:34 21 Feb 17:10  Pictures
```

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By: wires
2016-02-27 17:19:43

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