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Sort ls output in true numerical order
Authored by: ceilingcat on Apr 30, '09 03:18:01PM
not sure if the sort command has changed since the original posts. It doesn't seem to work for me. Using -n I would get
ls | sort -n +0.4
sort: open failed: +0.4: No such file or directory
I looked around a bit and the following seemed to work.
ls | sort -n -k1.5
Where the parameters following -k means the 1st field and starting with the 5th character.

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