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List all symbolic links in current directory

Terminal - List all symbolic links in current directory
find /was61 -type l
2012-07-18 18:20:13
User: djenal
Functions: find
List all symbolic links in current directory


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Terminal - Alternatives
\ls -1 | xargs -l readlink
2009-11-23 19:28:03
User: TeacherTiger
Functions: xargs
Tags: readlink

For those who don't have the symlinks command, you can use readlink. This command is not straightforward because readlink is very picky. The backslash in front of 'ls' means not to use an alias (e.g. color escape codes from an aliased 'ls' could mess up readlink), and the -1 (one) means to print the entries separated by newlines. xargs -l (the letter L) means to process each input separated by newlines as separate commands.

ls -la | grep ^l
find /was61 -type l
find /was61 -type l
ls -l | grep "\->"
2012-09-20 12:48:36
User: joernfranz
Functions: grep ls
Tags: readlink

Pretty lame to rely on grep and "\->"? Maybe. But it works ;)

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