list human readable files

file *|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2
include in the list human readable hidden files too: file .* *|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2 more reliable command: ls|xargs file|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2 and include hidden files: ls -a|xargs file|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2

By: knoppix5
2019-08-23 00:47:07

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