how to create a reference file list ?

Asked by steve taylor

I have just about finished moving, organising, deleting duplicates and cataloging over 10 years of files and folders and have been laboriously opening each file in the terminal, using the 'ls' command then doing copy paste to Libra.

Well it's done now but thinking about it I have been looking for a gui that can produce a printable list, say an archiving tool.
I guess I am missing something as listing files is second nature to computing.

Can anyone suggest a solution on this?

Much appreciated

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steve taylor (stevemail) said :

Oh yes, I am using ubuntu all up to date.

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Best Nathan Heafner (nathan1465-5) said :

Hello Steve,
if all of these files are contained in the same folder you can use ls -R

-R, --recursive List subdirectories recursively

and then if you wanted you could send the output of that command to a text file by using

ls -R /path/to/your/directory > Desktop/yourexportedtext.txt

You could also print the output using LPR

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steve taylor (stevemail) said :

That's a nice solution Nathan.

Just plugged 'ls -R' in and my terminal went into warp drive.
Brilliant stuff, ten pages of it.

Many thank's

Well solved : )

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steve taylor (stevemail) said :

Thanks Nathan Heafner, that solved my question.

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Nathan Heafner (nathan1465-5) said :

glad it worked!