Graphical tree of sub-directories

ls -R | grep ":$" | sed -e 's/:$//' -e 's/[^-][^\/]*\//--/g' -e 's/^/ /' -e 's/-/|/'
Prints a graphical directory tree from your current directory
Sample Output
   |---Cyanide & Happiness
   |---Pearls Before Swine
   |---Russell's Teapot
   |---Niqu Dock 1.2
   |-----2D Style
   |-----3D Style
   |---Rounded Reflection
   |---The Guitarist's Guide to Composing and Improvising

2009-02-15 20:43:21

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useful, though the tool tree gives a very similar and arguably easier to read output: tree -d
kba · 580 weeks ago
Hi kba, unfortunately I haven't found tree on some UNIX systems, notable Mac OS X doesn't seem to have it.
unixmonkey842 · 579 weeks and 6 days ago
I like the way yours looks too, and it is more detailed than "tree -d".
Lonniebiz · 538 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

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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