list directory with ls command in linux/unix

In Linux/unix, the ls command is used to list files and directories in a directory.

So can we use the ls command to list only directories? of course can.

With the ls -d option, you can only list the directories of the current directory, not recursively.

Open the terminal and type the following command:

➜  ~ ls -d */

In addition to the most direct methods above, we can also use the grep command and the find command.

Use ls command and grep command

➜  ~ ls -l | grep '^d'

Use find command

➜  ~ find . -type d -maxdepth 1  ! -name ".*"

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