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list with full path

Terminal - list with full path
printf "$PWD/%s\n" *
2011-12-16 13:43:01
User: flatcap
Functions: printf
list with full path

List the full path of some files.

You can add ".*" on the end if you want to display hidden files.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ls -d $PWD/*
ls -d1 $PWD/{.*,*}
2011-12-17 12:25:15
User: bunam
Functions: ls
Tags: ls
ls -d1 $PWD/*
2011-12-31 14:46:41
User: www
Functions: ls
Tags: ls
find `pwd` -maxdepth 1 -exec ls --color -d {} \;
2011-12-16 06:18:35
User: kev
Functions: find ls
Tags: find
find $(pwd) -maxdepth 1 -name "*" -printf "%p\n"
2012-01-06 18:04:14
User: Jubal
Functions: find
Tags: find

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alias find='find $(echo $HOME) -name'

usage: find filename.ext or find filename* etc...

Comment by Habitual 280 weeks and 1 day ago

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