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Old 05-31-2004, 07:09 AM   #1
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ls, dirs first, files later


Hi,

how do I list the contents of a directory so the directories are first listed, and later files ?

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Old 05-31-2004, 07:12 AM   #2
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maybe ls -d
?
 
Old 05-31-2004, 07:28 AM   #3
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No I have tried that, and it does not seem to work.
 
Old 05-31-2004, 10:53 AM   #4
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if you are using bash write a function like this
zeropash@zeropash$ function myls() { find $1 -maxdepth 1 -type d; find $1 -maxdepth 1 -type f; }
zeropash@zeropash$ myls firefox
does this help?
if you want write a script and use it
 
Old 05-31-2004, 12:47 PM   #5
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The find function truly does what I wanted - exept for:
1. It doesn't know how to put color if it finds a directoroy
2. I don't want to find files starting with a '.'

Something like: ls -gotpUXh |less
but listing directories first would be awesome.
- sorry for bothering everyone with this question, but I really don't understand why ls doesn't have this option.

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