[Techtalk] ls display
oneferna at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 23:41:55 UTC 2008
I don't know if this helps, but it works for me in all my directories except
for ones with files without extensions. If the file doesn't have an
extension, it's at the bottom of the list, then directories, then everything
Is that what you're seeing?
I don't know how to fix it...but I thought I'd help diagnose :)
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Anne Wainwright
<anotheranne at fables.co.za>wrote:
> Such a simple thing.
> iIwant ls to display with all the directories bunched together at the
> $ ls -rlX
> -r to reverse the order
> -l for 'long' display
> -X for display in extension order.
> It appears to do it fine in a home subdirectory ~/somesubd$ and
> positions all the directories at the end (for handy viewing ready to $ cd)
> but in my home directory ~$ it decidedly doesn't do it. The directories are
> all mixed up with the normal files.
> What simple thing can I be missing?
> girls first please!
> so much to do, so little time :(
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