e2ls(1) 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.


The e2tools were written by Keith Sheffield <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Lucas Wall <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).