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Old 12-03-2002
ls shows directories only? how

1) how to show directories in ls command? i went to man ls, and saw this -d flag but doesnt help..

2) say we put this
alias ls='ls -F' in .profile..

how do we let inform .profile that there is a new entry besides restarting the system. thanks.

my shell is KSH.
yls177
# 2  
Old 12-03-2002
I've had loads of problems with this too. I got round it with the following which you can create an alias for. I'm sure there are better ways, but nevertheless it works.

ls -l | grep ^[d]| awk '{ print $9 }'
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Old 12-03-2002
To excecute the .profile file without restarting your system issue . ./.profile from your .profile directory
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Old 12-03-2002
Quote:
Originally posted by Bab00shka
ls -l | grep ^[d]| awk '{ print $9 }'
You can save a process this way:
Code:
ls -l | awk '/^d/ { print $NF }'

The point here is that you're using grep to select lines and then awk to select fields, but awk is perfectly capable of selecting lines as well.
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Old 12-05-2002
Thanks criglerj. I knew there would be a better way Smilie
 

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