To count files, including hidden files, but
not directories or links.
find . -maxdepth 1 -type f |wc -l
Dale Dunlea wrote:
> -Ignores hidden files. Can fix this with ls -a | wc -l
> -Counts directories as files. Don't know if this is what you want to do
>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Corcoran. [mailto:corcoranj at logica.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 12:27 PM
> To: hrishy; ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] count of files in a directory
>> ls | wc -l
> On Friday 20 July 2001 12:16, hrishy wrote:
> > How do i knwo the number of files in a directory is
> > there any command to do it.
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