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List all symbolic links in current directory

Terminal - List all symbolic links in current directory
ls -1F | grep @$ | sed 's/@//' | column
2013-07-19 17:55:11
User: jlbknr
Functions: grep ls sed
0
List all symbolic links in current directory

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.

Alternatives

There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
\ls -1 | xargs -l readlink
2009-11-23 19:28:03
User: TeacherTiger
Functions: xargs
Tags: readlink
2

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.

find /was61 -type 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
0

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

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