How to Count Number of Files and Subdirectories inside the directory in Linux command line? Core

The simplest way to count number of files & subdirectories in a parent directory using a “tree” command.

$ tree -iLf 1

Linux command line

$ tree -iLf 1 /var/log

simplest way to count number of files & subdirectories

You can use the tree man page for more useful options, configuration files and environment variables to use.

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