ls with full path name in Linux

How to list files and directories to show full path / absolute path name in the Linux terminal's command shell.

 

In order to get absolute directory name with ls, enter in the terminal's command shell:

$ ls -d $PWD/*

Example

ls with absolute directory name:

$ ls -d $PWD/*
/home/user/Desktop   /home/user/Music    /home/user/Templates
/home/user/Documents /home/user/Pictures /home/user/todo.txt
/home/user/Downloads /home/user/Public   /home/user/Videos
$

 

ls with long listing format (-l) absolute directory name (-d):

$ ls -ld $PWD/*
total 4
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  80 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Desktop
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Documents
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Downloads
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Music
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user 120 2011-08-17 18:14 /home/user/Pictures
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Public
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Templates
-rw-r--r-- 1 user user 131 2011-08-17 18:07 /home/user/todo.txt
drwxr-xr-x 2 user user  40 2011-08-17 16:52 /home/user/Videos
$

 

 


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