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Old 12-16-2010, 06:32 PM   #16
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chmod u+s (set suid) affects the user's 'x' permission char, not the file type char ie first char in ls -l
But it wouldn't work for special files - devices, sockets etc.
 
Old 04-19-2011, 04:55 AM   #17
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All of this is nice but none of those commands counts hidden files/directories (starting with ".") so flag -a should be included in ls command:

ls -a1 | wc -l (for files, links and directories)

or

ls -la | grep ^- | wc -l <- for files
ls -la | grep ^d | wc -l <- for directories*
ls -la | grep ^l | wc -l <- for symbolic links

Note: Parent directory (..) and current directory are included in result(.) for directories so 2 should be subtracted from result in order do get proper data
 
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:33 AM   #18
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Just try this one:

# ls -lhu

or only for dirs:
# ls -lahu */
 
Old 08-25-2015, 02:01 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by nx5000 View Post
Code:
ls -l | grep ^- | wc -l
ls -l | grep ^d | wc -l
ls -l | grep ^l | wc -l
Tnx a lot.
simple and very useful.
 
  


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