thanks Re: [olug] list just directories and not files

Brian Wiese bwiese at
Fri Sep 2 15:16:22 UTC 2005

Sean Kelly wrote:

>On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 08:13:06PM -0500, Brian Wiese wrote:
>>Is there a way in unix to list "just the directories" and none of the 
>>other files?
>Try `ls -ld */`
>Tricky, but it works.
Yep! Thanks... I think I've used that in the past.  On some old unix 
terminals (-F option in ls) I'd get that "directory/" view by default 
and just forgot about it. =)

Thanks Dave and  Jay for your help on the "-exec somecommand {} \;" 
trick!  I was playing with xargs and couldn't get that to work. =)

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