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Re: [opensuse] list of directories containing a specific file type
Andrei Borzenkov írta:
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 wrote:

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.

Per, Andrei:

Thanks, the command works nicely.


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