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Show HN: A modified macOS ls that supports –group-directories-first
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 26 Dec 2022
Exa Is Deprecated
9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Sep 2023
macOS Command-Line Tools You Might Not Know About
23 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 Jun 2023
Some of us don't want all of GNU's utilities; just on an as-needed basis. They're not as needed as they once were.
Many of these utilities have been rewritten in Rust and have more modern features.
For example, instead of ls, I use exa . Or ripgrep  instead of grep.
List of apps I use every day - Version 2023
7 projects | dev.to | 20 Jun 2023
fish: A very fast shell with various customization options to streamline daily commands. I discovered it through this post by @caarlos0, where he provides more details about performance and the differences between fish and zsh. Additionally, I use some CLI utilities like delta, exa, and ripgrep. Here's my dotfiles for fish.
Ls with icons
2 projects | /r/EndeavourOS | 6 Jun 2023
Hi! I use this: https://the.exa.website, and the package to this: https://archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/exa/
Everything I Installed on My New Mac
11 projects | dev.to | 3 Jun 2023
I still use exa for listing files in the terminal. It's a modern replacement for ls with a lot of useful features. With icons, colors, and git integration, it makes listing files much nicer.
Top Productivity CLI Tools I Use on Linux
22 projects | dev.to | 30 May 2023
Use colorls and font-awesome to add colors and icons to your ls output
2 projects | /r/programmingtools | 18 May 2023
There's also exa
ls is bloat
5 projects | /r/linuxmemes | 11 May 2023
Quick File Sorter: An open source tool for sorting your files on Linux
3 projects | /r/opensource | 8 May 2023
What kind of applications are missing from the Linux ecosystem?
41 projects | /r/linux | 2 May 2023
Yeah, I see what you mean, perhaps exa could implement this, in case they don't already.
What are some alternatives?
lsd - The next gen ls command
fish-shell - The user-friendly command line shell.
colorls - A Ruby gem that beautifies the terminal's ls command, with color and font-awesome icons. :tada:
fd - A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'
coreutils - Cross-platform Rust rewrite of the GNU coreutils
bat - A cat(1) clone with wings.
fzf - :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder
visidata - A terminal spreadsheet multitool for discovering and arranging data
iTerm2 - iTerm2 is a terminal emulator for Mac OS X that does amazing things.
starship - ☄🌌️ The minimal, blazing-fast, and infinitely customizable prompt for any shell!
skim - Fuzzy Finder in rust!
zoxide - A smarter cd command. Supports all major shells.