count all files in a directory, recursively

Count files in current folder not recursive:

ls -1 | wc -l

Count files only:

find . -type f | wc -l

Count files and directories:

find . | wc -l

Count directories only:

find . -type d | wc -l

Now look at this:

~/.nuget$ find . -type f | wc -l
~/.nuget$ find . | wc -l

The .nuget folder has 5259 files. Even worse... it has almost as many directories as folders!


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