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Listing a directory content with ls -l shows this output:

total 12
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Dec 11 16:38 2.3
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Dec 11 16:38 2.4
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Dec 11 16:38 archive
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   10 Dec 11 16:38 current -> 2.4/2.4.1/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   10 Dec 11 16:38 next -> 2.4/2.4.2/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   10 Dec 11 16:38 previous -> 2.4/2.4.0/

Notice how it shows the symbolic links and their respective targets.

I need to know if there is a way of getting the same behaviour in apache directory browsing.

If apache is not capable of it as I suspect, is there an application (FLOSS) providing that kind of behaviour ?

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This should be possible with the mod_autoindex options.

Take a look at the options IndexOptions and IndexStyleSheet here.

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Seems there is no such option/no simple way of doing this. –  Erwan Queffélec Dec 12 '12 at 10:10
    
I think that exactly the same behavior as your ls -l output is not possible with mod_autoindex, but you can take a look at github.com/eigan/Apache-Autoindex-Style for a easy way to improve the original directory listing design. Hope this helps you anyways. –  morlix Dec 12 '12 at 13:00
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