use the find command and have it not print trailing slashes

find * -maxdepth 0 -type d
the advantage to doing it this way is that you can adjust the max depth to get more recursive results and run it on non GNU systems. It also won't print trailing slashes, which can easily be removed, but can be slightly annoying.. You could run: # for file in `find * -maxdepth 0 -type d`;do ls -d $file;done and in the ls -d part of the command you can put in whatever parameters you want to get things like permissions, time stamps, and ownership.
Sample Output
# find * -maxdepth 0 -type d
bin
boot
dev
etc
home
lib
lib64
lost+found
media
misc
mnt
opt
proc
root
sbin
selinux
srv
sys
tmp
usr
var

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By: sonic
2013-02-25 21:10:49

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What Others Think

If you're going to the trouble of using find, at least use the -exec argument. Plus, no reason to use shell globbing... find . -maxdepth 0 -type d -exec ls -d + (If you end with a +, find will send "ls -d" as many arguments as possible, a la xargs; if you end it with a ;, find will run the command once per file, a la xargs -n 1.)
minnmass · 277 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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