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List files that DO NOT match a pattern

Terminal - List files that DO NOT match a pattern
ls *[^p][^a][^t]* ; # or shopt -s extglob; ls !(*pattern*)
2009-11-25 01:19:02
Functions: ls
List files that DO NOT match a pattern

no need to use grep.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ls | grep -vi pattern
printf "%s\n" !(pattern) ## ksh, or bash with shopt -s extglob
2009-11-26 14:09:56
User: cfajohnson
Functions: bash printf
Tags: ls grep

There's no need for ls or grep; printf is builtin to most modern shells

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A file named bbbbpat would match *[^p][^a][^t]* . Plus it's a pain to type !

Comment by CodSpirit 433 weeks and 5 days ago

then just add the rest of the pattern you need. Not difficult. If its a pain to type, use the shopt method. besides, if you are good enough, you can create your own function to use it. No need to use external commands.

Comment by unixmonkey7109 433 weeks and 4 days ago

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