Using column to format a directory listing

(printf "PERMISSIONS LINKS OWNER GROUP SIZE MONTH DAY HH:MM PROG-NAME\n" \ ; ls -l | sed 1d) | column -t
Using column to format a directory listing
Sample Output
-rw-r--r--   1      root   root   61167       12.    Nov  2008   120253snmp.log
-rw-r--r--   1      root   root   246313      6.     M?r  2008   120_43.log
-rw-r--r--   1      root   root   22947       14.    Mai  09:42  120discovery.log

By: opexxx
2009-10-08 11:53:38

What Others Think

file name with spaces will break the order.
RanyAlbeg · 670 weeks and 3 days ago
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Hertmuiec · 91 weeks and 3 days ago

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