Which Linux command is used to display the contents of the current directory as shown?

A user issues a Linux command and the result is shown:

total 40
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Mar 30 21:25 Desktop
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Documents
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Downloads
drwxr-xr-x 5 devasc devasc 4096 Mar 30 21:21 labs
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Music
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Pictures
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Public
drwxr-xr-x 5 devasc devasc 4096 Mar 30 21:24 snap
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Templates
drwxr-xr-x 2 devasc devasc 4096 Apr 15 19:09 Videos
devasc@labvm:~$

Which Linux command is used to display the contents of the current directory as shown?

  • ls -a
  • ls
  • ls -l
  • ls -lr
    Answers Explanation & Hints:

    The Linux ls command with the -l option is used to display contents in the current directory with a long list’, which provides more information about each file or subdirectory, such as permissions, owner, size, and creation date.