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Re: Listing number of files



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On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 06:42:55PM +0100, Dylan Parry wrote:

> I know it's possible to list the number of files in a directory on the  
> command line, but it is possible to recursively list the number of files  
> in a directory and all it's child directories?
>
> ...for example, I could find out exactly how many OGG files I have in total :)

   Something like:
$ find . -type f -iname \*.ogg  | wc -l

   I'm sure others will have a dozen different incantations, but this
works for me.  Specifying "-type f" ensures you're only counting
files, not directories.

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Matt Brodeur                                                            RHCE
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