How do I find out a list of what's inside my downloads directory using terminal?

How do I find out a list of what’s inside my downloads directory using terminal?

CTL ALT F2 to enter terminal

To navigate to downloads folder, enter the command bellow.

cd /home/yourusername/Downloads

To get a list of items in downloads folder type…

dir

Hope this helps!

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or…

cd ~/Downloads

will work, too. :wink:

Or just open the terminal using

Ctrl+Alt+T

List the contents of the folder using

ll -h ~/Downloads

-h list the size in human readable format, e.g. Mb and Gb.