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Re: [opensuse] list of directories containing a specific file type
find ... -name "*.jpg" -printf '%h\n' | sort -u

if directory names can contain new lines themselves you may consider
separating file names with \0 and using "sort -uz" instead.

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Istvan Gabor <suseuser04@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello:

I would like to search for all the directories containing files with jpg
extension (*.jpg) on my system. The output should list only the directory
paths, one path only once either it contains one or more *.jpg files. The
file names should be omitted. I'd like to do it in a bash terminal. Is this
feasible? I looked at the find command but could find how to get the wanted
output.

Thanks,

Istvan
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