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eza is an ls clone that uses colors to distinguish file types and metadata.


USE flags

USE flags for sys-apps/eza A modern, maintained replacement for ls

debug Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
git Enable git (version control system) support


root #emerge --ask sys-apps/eza



user $eza --help
  eza [options] [files...]

  --help                     show list of command-line options
  -v, --version              show version of eza

  -1, --oneline              display one entry per line
  -l, --long                 display extended file metadata as a table
  -G, --grid                 display entries as a grid (default)
  -x, --across               sort the grid across, rather than downwards
  -R, --recurse              recurse into directories
  -T, --tree                 recurse into directories as a tree
  -X, --dereference          dereference symbolic links when displaying information
  -F, --classify=WHEN        display type indicator by file names (always, auto, never)
  --colo[u]r=WHEN            when to use terminal colours (always, auto, never)
  --colo[u]r-scale           highlight levels of 'field' distinctly(all, age, size)
  --colo[u]r-scale-mode      use gradient or fixed colors in --color-scale (fixed, gradient)
  --icons=WHEN               when to display icons (always, auto, never)
  --no-quotes                don't quote file names with spaces
  --hyperlink                display entries as hyperlinks
  --absolute                 display entries with their absolute path (on, follow, off)
  -w, --width COLS           set screen width in columns

  -a, --all                  show hidden and 'dot' files. Use this twice to also
                             show the '.' and '..' directories
  -A, --almost-all           equivalent to --all; included for compatibility with `ls -A`
  -d, --list-dirs            list directories as files; don't list their contents
  -L, --level DEPTH          limit the depth of recursion
  -r, --reverse              reverse the sort order
  -s, --sort SORT_FIELD      which field to sort by
  --group-directories-first  list directories before other files
  -D, --only-dirs            list only directories
  -f, --only-files           list only files
  -I, --ignore-glob GLOBS    glob patterns (pipe-separated) of files to ignore
  --git-ignore               ignore files mentioned in '.gitignore'
  Valid sort fields:         name, Name, extension, Extension, size, type,
                             modified, accessed, created, inode, and none.
                             date, time, old, and new all refer to modified.

  -b, --binary               list file sizes with binary prefixes
  -B, --bytes                list file sizes in bytes, without any prefixes
  -g, --group                list each file's group
  --smart-group              only show group if it has a different name from owner
  -h, --header               add a header row to each column
  -H, --links                list each file's number of hard links
  -i, --inode                list each file's inode number
  -m, --modified             use the modified timestamp field
  -M, --mounts               show mount details (Linux and Mac only)
  -n, --numeric              list numeric user and group IDs
  -O, --flags                list file flags (Mac, BSD, and Windows only)
  -S, --blocksize            show size of allocated file system blocks
  -t, --time FIELD           which timestamp field to list (modified, accessed, created)
  -u, --accessed             use the accessed timestamp field
  -U, --created              use the created timestamp field
  --changed                  use the changed timestamp field
  --time-style               how to format timestamps (default, iso, long-iso,
                             full-iso, relative, or a custom style '+<FORMAT>'
                             like '+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M')
  --total-size               show the size of a directory as the size of all
                             files and directories inside (unix only)
  --no-permissions           suppress the permissions field
  -o, --octal-permissions    list each file's permission in octal format
  --no-filesize              suppress the filesize field
  --no-user                  suppress the user field
  --no-time                  suppress the time field
  --stdin                    read file names from stdin, one per line or other separator 
                             specified in environment
  --git                      list each file's Git status, if tracked or ignored
  --no-git                   suppress Git status (always overrides --git,
                             --git-repos, --git-repos-no-status)
  --git-repos                list root of git-tree status
  -@, --extended             list each file's extended attributes and sizes
  -Z, --context              list each file's security context