Fix Python – Non-alphanumeric list order from os.listdir()

I often use python to process directories of data. Recently, I have noticed that the default order of the lists has changed to something almost nonsensical. For example, if I am in a current directory containing the following subdirectories: run01, run02, … run19, run20, and then I generate a list from the following command:
dir = os.listdir(os…..

Fix Python – Get a filtered list of files in a directory

I am trying to get a list of files in a directory using Python, but I do not want a list of ALL the files.
What I essentially want is the ability to do something like the following but using Python and not executing ls.
ls 145592*.jpg

If there is no built-in method for this, I am currently thinking of writing a for loop to iterate through the res….