ls in Linux with full directory path with files howto

Normally an ls will just produce the actual contents of the current or target directory eg.

ls mydir

myfile1

myfile2

myfile3

But what if you need to find the full or relative path to another program that cares whether that be zip or etc.?

You need the "-d" switch and the asterisk inside the actual directory.

ls -d mydir/*

mydir/myfile1

mydir/myfile2

mydir/myfile3

 


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ls, linux, directory, howtonormally, contents, eg, mydir, myfile, relative, zip, etc, quot, asterisk,

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