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how to display only hidden files

how can i display only and only hidden file in the current directory.
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ls -a|grep "^\."
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With zsh:

for all type of files:

Code:
print -l .*

for regular files only:

Code:
print -l *(.D)


P.S. . and .. are not matched per default.

Last edited by radoulov; 09-19-2007 at 10:43 AM..
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ls -a|grep "^\."


is not working does grep supports regulaexepession ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by useless79
ls -a|grep "^\."


is not working does grep supports regulaexepession ?
Are you sure it does not work ? That command worked just fine for me. Try this

Code:
ls -a | grep -e "^\."

See man grep for other flags. -e allows you to mention a pattern.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by useless79
[...]
does grep supports regulaexepession ?
Smilie

g/re/p

re stands for Regular Expression ...
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Much easier:

Code:
ls -ad .*

Or I prefer:

Code:
ls -lad .*

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