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Old 02-15-2010, 06:51 AM   #1
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list only hidden files


Anyone please tell me how to list only hidden files in current directory ?
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:00 AM   #2
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Follow the link given

Below link will help you:

http://www.linux.ie/newusers/beginne...guide/find.php

I think you posted the same problem in two different forum.

Did you?
 
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Old 02-15-2010, 07:13 AM   #3
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Anyone please tell me how to list only hidden files in current directory ?
ls -Ad .*
ls -Adl .*

you might have issues with other defaulted switches with ls, generally those go away if you reference ls directly (ie. /bin/ls )

the 'd' shows only directory names, rather than showing the files in the directories

the 'l' (lower case L) does a long list format more like standard "dir" command in DOS & Windows command lines..
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:14 AM   #4
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FYI Mannoj, I get a 404 going to that URL.
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:15 AM   #5
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I don't think a broken link will help, but 'man find' might. the command you want is `find -maxdepth 1 -iname '.*'` and add -type f to only show regular files.

Last edited by slightlystoopid; 02-15-2010 at 07:16 AM.
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:36 AM   #6
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FYI Mannoj, I get a 404 going to that URL.
Sorry, it was wrong link.

Please, try following link:
http://www.linux.ie/newusers/beginne...guide/find.php

Please, see the next post.

I don't know, how to use the editor?

Last edited by mannoj; 02-15-2010 at 07:44 AM.
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:42 AM   #7
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FYI Mannoj, I get a 404 going to that URL.
In that link:

"beginne...guide" is nothing but "beginners-linux-guide"

Now, correct the link and use it.
 
Old 02-15-2010, 07:52 AM   #8
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You can also use "ls -d .[^.]*". This will list hidden directories as well. The [^.] is needed instead of .* to prevent .. matching.
 
  


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