You can get a colour display of directory listings by adding the options –color=tty to the command. If you want to make this permanent, then just add an alias to your start up file.
Adding the option -F and will add a single character to the end of the file name.
|File, Hard Link||None||White|
|Symbolic Link||@||Light Blue (Cyan)|
|FIFO file (Named Pipe)|||||Sage|