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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4295- December 14, 2012 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4295- December 14, 2012

FINDING NUM OF DIRECTORIES


Ever had the need to find how
many directories are in a
particular area. The following
command can be used:

$ find /etc -type d -print | wc -l

(using this at the root level "/" can
take a long time, be careful)

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LAST 5 TIPS
4294 - ADDING COLUMNS QUICKLY
4293 - CHMOD FILES NOT DIRS
4292 - FIND/REPLACE RECURSIVELY
4291 - TAIL WITH COLOR
4290 - MERGING TWO FILES


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