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find . -name '*pdf*' -print0 | xargs -0 ls -lt | head -20
2013-10-03 21:58:51
User: fuats
Functions: find head ls xargs
1

Sorts by latest modified files by looking to current directory and all subdirectories

for AAA in $(find /usr/local/bin -type l); do ls -gG "${AAA}"; done
2013-10-01 10:49:12
User: rgregor
Functions: find ls
0

Display a list of local shell scripts soft-linked to /usr/local/bin

Put local shell scripts to local ~/bin/ directory and soft-link them to /usr/local/bin/ which is in the $PATH variable to run them from anywhere.

find ./ -type f -size +500k -exec ls -1Ash {} \; | sort -hr | cat -n
2013-10-01 10:32:28
User: rgregor
Functions: cat find ls sort
0

"find ./ ..." could be replaced with "find $PWD ..." to display absolute path instead of relative path.

watch -d -n 2 'df; ls -FlAt;'
find (); { ls $1 | while read line; do [[ -d $1/$line ]] && find $1/$line $2 || echo $1/$line | grep $2; done; }
2013-07-28 22:21:39
User: a8ksh4
Functions: echo find grep ls read
3

basic find implementation for systems that don't actually have find, like an android console without busybox installed.

ls | xargs -I{} du -sh {}
for i in {1..31}; do ls -1 *${YYYY}${MM}`printf "%02d" $i`* | wc -l; done
2013-07-26 07:08:04
User: Paulus
Functions: ls wc
Tags: bash Linux
0

RU: Найдет число файлов в папке по данной маске в цикле по дням месяца

ls -1F | grep @$ | sed 's/@//' | column
2013-07-19 17:55:11
User: jlbknr
Functions: grep ls sed
Tags: ls symlinks
0

I use this with alias:

alias lsl="ls -1F | grep @$ | sed 's/@//' | column"

Limitation: This will also list files that happen to have an @ at the end of the filename.

$ ls -1F | grep @ | sed 's/@//' | column
2013-07-19 17:41:03
User: jlbknr
Functions: grep ls sed
Tags: ls symlinks
0

I use this with alias:

alias lsl="ls -1F | grep @ | sed 's/@//' | column"

ls -lh file-name | awk '{ print $5}'
ls -lt | awk '{sum+=$5} END {print sum}'
2013-07-03 20:12:54
User: martinmorono
Functions: awk ls
0

Use awk to sum and print the space used by a group of files.

It works well as long as the space used is not bigger than 79094548.80...

I found that upper limit when trying to find out what was the total amount of recoverable space from a set of directories:

user@servername:/home/user/scripts>for dirName in aleph_bin aleph_sh aleph_work dailycheck INTERFAZ ; do echo "${dirName} = $(cat /tmp/purge_ocfs_dir.*.log | awk '{sum+=$5} END {printf "%4.2f", sum}') "; done

aleph_bin = 79094548.80

aleph_sh = 79094548.80

aleph_work = 79094548.80

dailycheck = 79094548.80

INTERFAZ = 79094548.80

In the worst case scenario, the total number might be almost 137G.

user@servername:/home/user/scripts>df -h /ocfs/*

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on

//argalephfsprod/aleph_bin$

137G 38G 99G 28% /ocfs/aleph_bin

//argalephfsprod/aleph_sh$

137G 38G 99G 28% /ocfs/aleph_sh

//argalephfsprod/aleph_work$

280G 135G 146G 49% /ocfs/aleph_work

//argalephfsprod/dailycheck$

137G 38G 99G 28% /ocfs/dailycheck

//argalephfsprod/INTERFAZ/

137G 38G 99G 28% /ocfs/INTERFAZ

Any suggestion about how to get the correct amount of space for total over 80 Mbytes?

ls -d .*"/" *"/"
ls -R | wc -l
ls -1 | while read file; do new_file=$(echo $file | sed s/\ /_/g); mv "$file" "$new_file"; done
ls | paste --delimiters='*' - ./zzz | awk ' BEGIN{FS="*";} { system("mv " $1 " \"" $2 "\"") }'
2013-05-13 15:44:07
User: skilowatt
Functions: awk ls paste
0

Rename all files in current directory by names from text file 'zzz'

ls *.jpg | xargs -n1 -i cp {} /external-hard-drive/directory
svn ls -R | egrep -v -e "\/$" | xargs svn blame | awk '{count[$2]++}END{for(j in count) print count[j] "\t" j}' | sort -rn
2013-05-03 01:45:12
User: kurzum
Functions: awk egrep ls sort xargs
Tags: svn count
0

This one has a better performance, as it is a one pass count with awk. For this script it might not matter, but for others it is a good optiomization.

ls -lahS $(find / -type f -size +10000k)
svn ls -R | egrep -v -e "\/$" | tr '\n' '\0' | xargs -0 svn blame | awk '{print $2}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr
2013-04-10 19:37:53
User: rymo
Functions: awk egrep ls sort tr uniq xargs
Tags: svn count
1

make usable on OSX with filenames containing spaces. note: will still break if filenames contain newlines... possible, but who does that?!

ssh -t myserver.org 'sudo ls /etc'
2013-04-09 04:23:37
User: patko
Functions: ls ssh
Tags: ssh sudo
-4

This command will ask for remote sudo password before executing a remote command.

ls
ls -R | grep ":$" | sed -e 's/:$//' -e 's/[^-][^\/]*\//--/g' -e 's/^/ /' -e 's/-/|/'
ls -lad
2013-04-03 09:58:31
User: techie
Functions: ls
Tags: ls
-1

This will show you the permissions on the directory you are currently in

ps aux | grep [process] | awk '{print $2}' | xargs -I % ls /proc/%/fd | wc -l
while true; do ls -all myfile; spleep 1; clear; done
2013-03-26 09:13:19
User: ivodeblasi
Functions: ls
0

Sometime you need to monitor file or direcory change in dimension or other attributes. This command output file (called myfile in the example) attributes in the top of the screen, updating each 1 second.

You should change update time, command ( e.g., ls -all ) or target ( myfile, mydir, etc...).