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Create a Tree-View of a Directory on Linux with 'tree'

This post shows you how to create a tree-view of a directory on Linux (Ubuntu).

Install and Use Tree

To create a tree view of a directory install tree by running sudo apt install tree

Type tree in the directory you'd like to list:

Type tree -d to just get directories:

Create this Directory

The demo tree structure was created using these commands:

mkdir ~/treedemo cd ~/treedemo/ mkdir dir1 mkdir dir2 mkdir dir3 cd dir1 touch file1.txt touch file2.txt touch file3.txt cd ../dir2 touch file4.txt

Type rm -rf ~/treedemo to remove the treedemo directory.


GNU image from [link]

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