Commands by eludom (2)

  • What *have* I been working on for the last 2 weeks... Show Sample Output


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    find . -type f -mtime -14 -exec ls -ltd \{\} \; | less
    eludom · 2010-05-27 14:54:23 2
  • Simple but useful; list files in the current directory in mtime order. Useful if you've been working on something and then take a day or two off. Show Sample Output


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    ls -lt | more
    eludom · 2010-05-27 12:44:39 2

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