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How can I separate .sh files into a list?

I have tried:

ls *.sh  | xargs sed 's/\n/ /g' > out.txt

The return of ls *.sh is a long string with '\n' in the middle.

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You can try to use:

ls -1 *.sh
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You don't want ls here: use ls when you want human eyes to see the nicely formatted output, not for when you want to parse filenames as data. Choose one of:

files=$(echo *.sh)

ary=( *.sh ); files="${ary[*]}'
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I think:

ls *.sh | xargs

will give you want you want: a line with all the .sh files in the current folder.

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