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Graphical tree of sub-directories

Terminal - Graphical tree of sub-directories
ls -R | grep ":$" | sed -e 's/:$//' -e 's/[^-][^\/]*\//--/g' -e 's/^/ /' -e 's/-/|/'
2009-02-15 20:43:21
Functions: grep ls sed
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Graphical tree of sub-directories

Prints a graphical directory tree from your current directory

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
find . -type d |sed 's:[^-][^/]*/:--:g; s:^-: |:'
2012-04-14 00:51:09
User: khopesh
Functions: find sed
Tags: ls tree
0

shorter version. I believe find is faster than ls as well.

ls -R | grep ":$" | sed -e 's/:$//' -e 's/[^-][^\/]*\//--/g' -e 's/^/ /' -e 's/-/|/'
tree
2013-09-17 19:15:52
User: fhh
-3

display beautiful tree ... "tree dir" display tree from "dir".

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useful, though the tool tree gives a very similar and arguably easier to read output:

tree -d
Comment by kba 292 weeks and 1 day ago

Hi kba, unfortunately I haven't found tree on some UNIX systems, notable Mac OS X doesn't seem to have it.

Comment by unixmonkey842 292 weeks ago

I like the way yours looks too, and it is more detailed than "tree -d".

Comment by Lonniebiz 250 weeks and 5 days ago

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