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I'm looking to get the name of a bunch a directories at a specified level.

This is what I've got so far:

find . -type d -depth 2 -print 

But this also prints the relative path of these directories. How can I just get their name?

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find . -type d -depth 2 -printf '%f\n'

From the GNU findutils manual:

%f File's name with any leading directories removed (only the last element).

Edit: In the lack of the -printf action, try this:

find . -type d -depth 2 -exec basename '{}' ';'
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Just forgot to say that i'm on Mac OSX. find doesn't have -printf option. – Matthieu Riegler Jan 2 '13 at 0:06
Perfect thanks ! – Matthieu Riegler Jan 2 '13 at 0:13

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