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Old 11-01-2007, 02:18 AM   #1
hocheetiong
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Smile command want list all in root / by filtering file and directory?


Hi, in linux. i want to using a command to filter a directory and files. is it using ls command? example: in my / root i have many directory and files, i want to filter the files and directory, because very difficult to difference folder and files i am using this command: #ls -al .all the directory and files will show on screen, so how to filter them, like just want to view only directory or only the files.

Thank you very much.
 
Old 11-01-2007, 03:10 AM   #2
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Hi hocheetiong,
just check out the options given below

1. list all files and directories (including hidden files)

#ls -al
2. list files and directories with differentiate
#ls -lp
3. list only directories
#ls -al|grep ^d

4. list only files
#ls -al|grep ^-

more details see man page of ls and use ls with grep
 
Old 11-01-2007, 03:16 AM   #3
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Smile It work! Thank you very much.

Hi SELVARAJU S, what commands u show to me is work!
Thank you very much SELVARAJU S you are the best!
 
  


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