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

E Johnson iris.gates at gmail.com
Tue May 8 18:22:39 EDT 2012


Wow! Perfect! Thanks to everyone!

I used:

(in the directory I need output from)

 ls -1 > /home/EJ/Directory/CurrentList.txt

That text should now drop into an XL doc or something, from where we
can print it.

Beautiful. Thanks guys!

Liz


On 8 May 2012 17:52, 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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