# ls

List the files in a directory.

# Signature

> ls (pattern) --all --long --short-names --full-paths --du

# Parameters

  • pattern: the glob pattern to use
  • --all: Show hidden files
  • --long: List all available columns for each entry
  • --short-names: Only print the file names and not the path
  • --full-paths: display paths as absolute paths
  • --du: Display the apparent directory size in place of the directory metadata size

# Examples

List all files in the current directory

> ls

List all files in a subdirectory

> ls subdir

List all files with full path in the parent directory

> ls -f ..

List all rust files

> ls *.rs

List all files and directories whose name do not contain 'bar'

> ls -s | where name !~ bar

List all dirs in your home directory

> ls ~ | where type == dir

List all dirs in your home directory which have not been modified in 7 days

> ls -s ~ | where type == dir && modified < ((date now) - 7day)