e2ls man page

e2ls — list files and directories on an ext2 filesystem


e2ls [options] file_specification


The e2ls command is used to list files and directories on an ext2 filesystem.

Note: Files deleted via e2rm sometimes will show up even without the -D option. It is being investigated.


Show hidden directories.
Sort by creation time (must include -t when using -l).
-d dir
Open the ext2 filesystem specified by dir.
Show deleted files bracketed with ><.
No sorting of the file list.
Show the inodes (very useful for the -l option).
Long listing.
Reverse the sort order.
Sort by time.

See Also

e2tools(7), e2ln(1), e2mv(1), e2mkdir(1), e2cp(1), e2rm(1), e2tail(1).


The e2tools were written by Keith Sheffield <sheff@pobox.com>.

This manual page was written by Lucas Wall <lwall@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Referenced By

e2cp(1), e2ln(1), e2mkdir(1), e2mv(1), e2rm(1), e2tail(1), e2tools(7).

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March 2, 2005