Commands using ls (496)


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    find . -regextype posix-egrep -regex '.+\.(c|cpp|h)$' -not -path '*/generated/*' -not -path '*/deploy/*' -print0 | xargs -0 ls -L1d
    berceanu · 2018-06-06 07:25:06 0

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    ls -tr ~/Downloads/*.pdf|tail -1
    masroor · 2018-05-14 14:01:55 0
  • This is a funny usage of the traditional command ls. It could be basically simplified as: ls -a -l Duplicating arguments is permitted: ls -a -l -l And this markup could be shortened as: ls -al Extra note: To view filesizes like a pro, pray for your God: ls -allah Show Sample Output


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    ls -all
    lezsakdomi · 2018-04-20 11:00:42 0
  • To HUNT for all the important stuffs. TRUST EL TRAPPER Works every time!


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    ls -ltrapR
    K33st · 2018-03-19 18:15:51 0

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    AWS_DEFAULT_REGION="sa-east-1" jungle ec2 ls | grep midas | sort | cut -f4 | xargs -I {} ssh ubuntu@{} sudo apt-get install ntp -y
    xymor · 2017-11-22 19:20:08 0

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    find . -name '*.log' | xargs ls -hlt > /tmp/logs.txt && vi /tmp/logs.txt
    zluyuer · 2017-07-07 05:13:51 1

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    ls -a
    newnumber · 2017-06-20 11:52:19 0
  • It works extremely fast, because it calculates md5sum only on the files that have the same size and name. But there is nothing for free - it won't find duplicates with the different names. Show Sample Output


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    find -type f -printf '%20s\t%100f\t%p\n' | sort -n | uniq -Dw121 | awk -F'\t' '{print $3}' | xargs -d '\n' md5sum | uniq -Dw32 | cut -b 35- | xargs -d '\n' ls -lU
    ant7 · 2017-05-21 02:26:16 0
  • Show file count into directories. Usefull when you try to find hugh directories that elevate system CPU (vmstat -> sy) Show Sample Output


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    find / -type d | while read i; do ls $i | wc -l | tr -d \\n; echo " -> $i"; done | sort -n
    Zort · 2017-05-12 00:02:43 1

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    ls -t /mcdata/archive/learn/backup-moodle2-course-* | tail -n +11 | xargs -I {} rm {}
    tlezotte · 2017-05-04 13:50:02 0
  • All the other example fail when running in a folder containing too many files due to * being saturated. This command does not use *, allowing me to run it in one folder containing over 300000 audio files. As to running on so many files, I used GNU parallel in order to spawn as many processes as cores, tremendously fasting up the process. Show Sample Output


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    ls|grep ".wav"|parallel -j$(nproc) soxi -D {}|awk '{SUM += $1} END { printf "%d:%d:%d\n",SUM/3600,SUM%3600/60,SUM%60}'
    jupiter126 · 2017-05-02 21:37:24 0
  • Resume incomplete youtube-dl video files. Assuming mp4 format here.


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    ls *.part | sed 's/^.*-\(.\{11,11\}\)\.mp4\.part$/\1/g' - | youtube-dl -i -f mp4 -a -
    agp · 2017-02-28 23:31:55 0
  • (example above is the 'ls' command with reduced output speed)


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    ls -lart|lolcat -a
    knoppix5 · 2016-11-18 02:45:39 3

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    find . -mtime +30 -exec ls -all "{}" \; | awk '{COUNTER+=$5} END {SIZE=COUNTER/1024/1024; print "size sum of found files is: " SIZE "MB"}'
    breign · 2016-10-28 08:05:57 0
  • ls -l outputs long listing of files to awk, which sorts the output to include all lines that have the executable bit set (-x.), but excludes (!) the lines that have the directory bit set (drw), then prints the results to the screen. Show Sample Output


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    ls -l|awk ''/-x./' && !'/drw/' {print}'
    PCnetMD · 2016-09-21 14:42:10 0
  • Pipes the output of ls to espeak Also works nice with fortune fortune | espeak


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    ls | espeak
    BigZ · 2016-08-02 17:54:39 0
  • Display recursive file list (newest file displayed at the end) and be free to access last file in the list simply by pressing arrow_up_key i.e. open it with joe editor. BTW IMHO the list of files with newest files at the end is often more informative. Put this 'lsa' function somewhere in your .bashrc and issue . ~/.bashrc or source ~/.bashrc to have access to the 'lsa' command immediately. . (the function appends command "joe last_file_in_the_list" at the end of command history)


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    lsa() { ls -lart; history -s "joe \"$(\ls -apt|grep -v /|head -1)\"" ; }
    knoppix5 · 2016-07-07 21:27:55 2

  • 0
    man $(ls /bin | shuf -n1)
    jubnzv · 2016-06-28 18:34:46 0
  • Muestra el crecimiento de un archivo por segundo. Cambia el texto "FILE" por el nombre del archivo a monitorear. Comando LS + AWK Show Sample Output


    -3
    while true; do A=$(ls -l FILE | awk '{print $5}'); sleep 1; B=$(ls -l FILE | awk '{print $5}'); echo -en "\r"$(($B-$A))" Bps"; done
    Zort · 2016-06-27 20:33:02 1

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    ls -l --color | less -R
    flarn2006 · 2016-05-07 17:19:56 0
  • This command will find any named file types in / between two dates then will list all the metadata of those files in long format and human readable form. Adding a 't' flag to the ls command sorts the files by modified time. After all that the head -5 lists the first 5 which can be changed.


    0
    ls -laht `find / -name "*.*" -type f -newermt "2016-04-05" ! -newermt "2016-04-10"`|head -5
    ubercoo · 2016-04-19 14:26:23 0
  • Removing Course name prefix added Show Sample Output


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    ls *.pdf | while read file; do newfile="${file##CS749__}"; mv "${file}" "${newfile}"; done;
    programmer · 2016-04-19 11:06:43 5
  • Adding course name prefix to lecture pdfs Show Sample Output


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    ls *.pdf | while read file; do newfile="CS749__${file}"; mv "${file}" "${newfile}"; done;
    programmer · 2016-04-19 11:04:47 3
  • It will print a compact ls -la list with the directories at the beginning. --almost-all - do not list implied . and .. --group-directories-first - group directories before files --color - colorize the output --no-group - in a long listing, don't print group names --human-readable - print human readable sizes (e.g., 1K 234M 2G) --classify - append indicator (one of */=>@|) to entries If you want to see the owner: ls -l --almost-all --group-directories-first --color --no-group --human-readable --classify Show Sample Output


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    ls -g --almost-all --group-directories-first --color --no-group --human-readable --classify
    icatalina · 2016-04-15 17:12:35 0
  • Grabs the first JSON file in the directory, reads its keys, prints TSV, then prints all the json files' values as TSV. Nested objects appear as json. Unhappy times if your json has literal tabs in it. Show Sample Output


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    jq -r 'keys | join("\t")' $(ls -f *.json | head -1) && jq -Sr 'to_entries | [ .[] | .value | tostring ] | join("\t")' *.json
    drjeats · 2016-04-08 23:30:30 0
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print all network interfaces' names and IPv4 addresses
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Convert entire audio library in parallel
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Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

convert vdi to vmdk (virtualbox hard disk conversion to vmware hard disk format)
Converts a .vdi file to a .vmdk file for use in a vmware virtual machine. The benefit: using this method actually works. There are others out there that claim to give you a working .vmdk by simply using the qemu-img command alone. Doing that only results in pain for you because the .vmdk file will be created with no errors, but it won't boot either. Be advised that these conversions are very disk-intensive by nature; you are probably dealing with disk images several gigabytes in size. Once finished, the process of using the new .vmdk file is left as an exercise to the reader.


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