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When I type ls in home directory it shows names of directories with suffix / : Desktop/ examples.desktop Jupyter notebook/ peda/ Public/ and so on. So how can I fix it?

EDIT:

I use fish shell, type ls:

ls is a function with definition
function ls --description 'List contents of directory'
    set -l param --color=auto
    if isatty 1
        set param $param --indicator-style=classify
    end
    command ls $param $argv
end
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    You probably have ls aliased to either ls -F or ls -p – steeldriver Mar 7 '17 at 23:08
  • ^ What steeldriver said. Run type ls to find out. – wjandrea Mar 7 '17 at 23:41
  • @wjandrea edited! – Tehada Mar 7 '17 at 23:45
  • @steeldriver may be I should find this alias in config of fish? – Tehada Mar 7 '17 at 23:46
  • @Tehada I don't use Fish, but --indicator-style=classify is the relevant bit for sure. – wjandrea Mar 7 '17 at 23:47
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This is a system function installed from the fish-common package in /usr/share/functions/ls.fish.

I can see three options for disabling the system function:

  1. Delete /usr/share/functions/ls.fish. (Not recommended.) It will probably be recreated whenever the fish-common package is updated.

  2. Disable it once by running functions --erase ls. Disable it automatically when your shell is initialized by adding that to your ~/.config/fish/config.fish file. (--erase can be abbreviated -e.)

  3. Override it locally, by creating your own function of the same name. Just type in a new function with the same name and your own preferences. The funcsave command afterward saves the function in ~/.config/fish/functions/ls.fish. (Note this example changes the description string and the parameter added in the if block):

    user@host ~> function ls --description 'List directory (local override)'
                    set -l param --color=auto
                    if isatty 1
                        set param $param --quoting-style=literal
                    end
                    command ls $param $argv
                 end
    
    user@host ~> funcsave ls
    

I'm fairly new to fish, so there may be other ways to do what you want.

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