Show directories

ls -l | grep ^d
Show only the subdirectories in the current directory. In the example above, /lib has 135 files and directories. With this command, the 9 dirs jump out.
Sample Output
ls -l | grep ^d
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:29 evms
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:29 i686
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:41 iptables
drwxr-xr-x    6 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:33 kbd
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:42 lsb
drwxr-xr-x    3 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:33 modules
drwxr-xr-x    3 root     root         4096 Feb 20 09:14 security
drwxr-xr-x    4 root     root         4096 Feb 20 09:22 ssa
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 20 08:29 tls

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By: sysadmn
2009-02-26 20:28:10

What Others Think

what about ls -ld */
rizwan · 503 weeks and 3 days ago
What about the .ssh, ..gconf, .gnome....? ls -la | grep ^d or find . -type d -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1
rehasher · 503 weeks and 3 days ago

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