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Old 06-09-2010
Not Listing Duplicate Backup Files

I've searched about a bit and more than likely, I'm not entering the correct search phrase, but my question is as follows:

When a user does an 'ls' (and whatever various flags needed) and in the results, we see duplicate or backup files from editing. IE:

file1.txt
file1.txt~

Is there a way to use 'ls' that does not show the *~ files?

Thanks gang!
# 2  
Old 06-09-2010
Code:
ls -B

(man ls)
# 3  
Old 06-09-2010
Code:
ls *.txt

or
Code:
ls | grep -v "~"

# 4  
Old 06-09-2010
Thanks gang!

The
Code:
ls -B

option had me going there for a bit thinking that after I did a 'man ls,' I completely missed it, but alas, it's not an option under my OS. Thought I was going koo-koo for cocoa puffs there for a moment.

The
Code:
ls | grep -v "~"

worked perfectly for what I am using this premise for, so thanks for your time folks.

I appreciate the simple, yet day-making tidbit.
 
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