I would like to list all the non-hidden files and directories in my path.

This means that files beginning with . should be excluded from the result, along with files whose path contains a hidden directory:

foo/bar/.bazz.rc # Exclude
foo/.bar/bazz.rc # Exclude

How do I do that? I've tried:

find -maxdepth 2 -not -iname "*/.*"

But I still have hidden files in my results.


Escape the dot and use path instead of iname:

find .  -not -path "*/\.*"
  • * - any prefix
  • / - directory/file separator
  • \. - escaped ..
  • * - any suffix
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