Introduction to tree

The tree application, as the name suggests, is useful to display, in a terminal, directory contents, including directories, files, links.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8 platform.

Package Information

User Notes:

Installation of tree

Install tree by running the following commands:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make MANDIR=/usr/share/man/man1 install &&
chmod -v 644 /usr/share/man/man1/tree.1


Installed Program: tree
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


displays a directory tree in a terminal.

Last updated on 2015-09-19 20:16:52 +0000