ls – Unix and Linux command with examples

Published On: July 23rd, 2013|Last Updated: January 7th, 2023|Categories: UNIX & Linux|Total Views: 1524|Daily Views: 1|
Option Description
-a Display all the files and folders even if they are hidden. (How to hide files and folders in unix)
-A Similar to ‘–a’ option. Displays all the files and folders(even hidden) excluding working directory (.) and parent directory (..).
-l Displays more information about the files like permissions, owner name, last modified time and user name.
-t Display files sorted in latest modification time.
-r Reverse the sorted list.
-R Recursively reverse the sub directories.
-d Displays list of directories excluding files.
-g Displays same output of command “ls –l” excluding the owner names of the files.
-o Displays same output of command “ls-l” excluding the group names of the files.
-i Displays (inode) index number of each file.
-s Display list of files with size. This command used with “-l” option like “ls –ls”
-S Display files sorted by size.
-v Displays files sorted by version.
-1 Display each file in a new line.

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