How to List Only Directories in Linux

The ls command in Linux is used for listing the contents of any directory.

By default it lists all the contents be it a file or a directory or a link or a named pipe.

But what if you want to list only the directories How do you that.

Like anything in Linux there are several ways to accomplish the same task. Listing only the directories is no different.

Don8217t worry. I8217ll explain things in detail. Here8217s the content of the directory I am going to use in the examples here.

It is always good to do it with the familiar ls command because this is the command you use for displaying the content of a directory.

To list only the subdirectories use the -d option with ls command like this.

Here8217s the output it shows.

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