[Wlug] list filenames within directory > output to text file?

E Johnson iris.gates at gmail.com
Tue May 8 18:08:08 EDT 2012

Wow you guys are great.

I need only the filesnames in a specific directory This has no
subdirectories, only about 400-500 files, all the same kind (pdf's)


On 8 May 2012 17:54, Jason Couture <plaguethenet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you need just the current directory? or do you need to walk
> subdirectories as well?
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> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:52 PM, E Johnson <iris.gates at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there an app or command line tool which can copy all filenames
>> within a certain directory, and output these filenames to a plain-text
>> file?
>> I need to list about 400 filenames, then drop these into an xl doc, in
>> order to sort.
>> Don't need to know permissions or anything else.
>> I think sort might do it < http://ss64.com/bash/sort.html >, but
>> probably I need help creating a command that will list only the file
>> names, which I can then copy/paste to an xl doc.
>> I am running Debian. I have one Squeeze and one Lenny here.
>> Thanks extremely,
>> Liz J
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