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List your FLAC albums

Terminal - List your FLAC albums
find -iname '*.flac' | sed 's:/[^/]*$::' | uniq
2009-03-24 13:26:31
User: ar
Functions: find sed
-2
List your FLAC albums

Run this in your music folder, or give the path directly after "find".

The sed pattern filters away the basename.

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locate .flac # hah! only 12 characters :-)

Ok, maybe adding "| less" would be helpful.

Comment by mpb 387 weeks and 4 days ago

I honestly don't think there's anything wrong with this one, and I think people have gotten a bit too downvote-happy lately. Though I would suggest changing "uniq" to "sort -u". This is because while find often gives you some semblance of order to your results within directories, it's otherwise seemingly random. Therefore, this functionality of find you rely on may just be a convenient side effect and not a necessary property of the command.

Comment by dfego 387 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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