List all files & directories in the current directory

ls -la

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By: jdecuyper
2009-04-13 20:37:25
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Actually ls -lah would list ALL files and folders, but thanks for posting something that everyone here would pretty much have to know to use *nix.
sudopeople · 479 weeks and 3 days ago
Thanks for your comment. Since I'm starting to use Linux and did not found this basic command on the site, I thought it would be a good idea to post it.
jdecuyper · 479 weeks and 2 days ago
Let's post this, it's not yet on the site. echo hi world
funollet · 479 weeks and 2 days ago
@funollet why kidding ? he already said he is newbie.
megerdin · 479 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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