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How to list all files (order by name) in a Linux directory/subdir, and then export result to a text file?

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Assuming I wrote a program for you, to do the same, do you have Java installed? –  Hele Jan 14 '13 at 8:10
What have you tried? –  Dave Jan 14 '13 at 9:01

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You can direct the output from a command into a file using the > symbol, so:

ls > myfile.txt

will dump the output of ls to myfile.txt

Can't remember the options for recursion or sorting, Google or the man pages are your friends here - think ls -lR might do the trick but the details are all online.

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