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Linux: Listing of files

Linux commands for listing of files with various options

Example: ls m*

(Displays files in the current directory which starts with the character m and the rest of the characters can be anything and any number of characters)

Example: ls ?gm

(Displays files in the current directory which starts with any one character and the rest of the character should be g and m . So total length of the file name will be three characters)

Example: ls /mgm/*a

(Displays the files in the current directory which end with character a and which is in the directory mgm)

Example: ls [aeiou]*

(Displays files in the current directory which starts with any of the characters a,e,I,o or u and the rest of the characters can be anything)

Example: ls [!aeiou]*

(Displays files in the current directory which does not starts with any of the characters a,e,I,o or u and the rest of the characters can be anything)

Example: ls [a-m][c-z][4-9]??

(Displays list of all 5 character filenames in the current directory whose first character is in the range of a to m, the second character is in the range of c to z, the third character is in the range of 4 to 9, whereas the fourth and fifth characters are any valid character)

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