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directory listing on Mac OS X

I dumped a bunch of files (music and otherwise) onto my shiny new Macbook, and since I'm more comfortable with linux than Mac (at this point) I tend to use the terminal.

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"This link explains how the '@' symbol is used to signify that the file has 'additional attributes' that can be seen by typing:

xattr -l < filename >

The additional attributes are used to store extra information about the file. For example when a file is downloaded from the internet, it may contain an additional attribute that triggers the 'warning this file was downloaded..' message upon execution."