Force "ls" to show .exe extension

Tue Jan 6 21:30:00 GMT 2015

Paul <Paul.Domaskis <at>> writes:
> Both solutions are great.  I'll set the --append-exe in my bash
> aliases, and for systems outside of my normal working environment
> (e.g., working with someone on their unix sessions), I know I can
> force display of .exe using asterisk.

Drat. If I pipe files to 'xargs ls', the unaliased ls command is used:

   type -pa pdfcrop | xargs ls

I can always append asterisks to each pdfcrop path using sed, or even
explicitly type --append-exe [:(] .

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