tree is a handy little tool to visualise structures in a file system, from the command line. Here’s a basic Django project that we want to inspect:
Tree’s not usually installed by default, but is in most distro’s package managers.
On Debian or Ubuntu based systems:
And on Redhat, Fedora or CentOS based systems:
Show only the directories:
Show all files including hidden dot files:
Limit the level or depth of recursion:
You can filter files by pattern. It’s not quite regex power, but you can use:
* for none or more characters.
? for one character.
 for character classes:
And, of course, you can mix multiple options together:
Tags: LinuxPosted on 06 May 2013. blog comments powered by Disqus
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