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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Find today created files

Terminal - Find today created files
find directory/ -mtime 0 -type f
2011-03-04 18:16:01
User: dudko
Functions: find
Find today created files


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
print -rl **/*(.m0)
2013-03-23 16:05:49
User: khayyam
Tags: zsh

example of zsh globbing and glob qualifiers:

"**/*" recursive

(.m0) '.' = regular file, 'm0' = modified zero days (so, today).

find -maxdepth 1 -type f -newermt "00:00" -printf "%f\n" | sort
2013-03-23 12:50:01
User: TetsuyO
Functions: find
Tags: sort find files

Finds files modified today since 00:00, removes ugly dotslash characters in front of every filename, and sorts them.

*EDITED* with the advices coming from flatcap (thanks!)

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