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list directories only

Terminal - list directories only
ls -d */
2013-02-15 14:37:35
User: huazhihao
Functions: ls
8
list directories only

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Terminal - Alternatives
ls -d */
2009-10-08 22:07:22
User: brianmuckian
Functions: ls
37

-d: list directory entries instead of contents, and do not dereference symbolic links

find . -maxdepth 1 -type d | sort
ls -l | egrep ^d
2009-02-08 22:21:55
User: ergut
Functions: egrep ls
3

This command would be useful when it is desirable to list only the directories. 'egrep' chooses only the lines that begin with 'd'.

tree -dL 1
2009-10-11 23:20:17
User: Escher
3

to include hidden dirs use:

tree -adL 1

(with ls, requires 'ls -ad */ .*/')

find * -maxdepth 0 -type d
2013-02-25 21:10:49
User: sonic
Functions: find
0

the advantage to doing it this way is that you can adjust the max depth to get more recursive results and run it on non GNU systems. It also won't print trailing slashes, which can easily be removed, but can be slightly annoying..

You could run:

# for file in `find * -maxdepth 0 -type d`;do ls -d $file;done

and in the ls -d part of the command you can put in whatever parameters you want to get things like permissions, time stamps, and ownership.

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Comment by MarxBro 117 weeks and 3 days ago

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