find . -type f -mtime +7 -exec ls -l {} \;

Find files that are older than x days

Find files that are older than x days in the working directory and list them. This will recurse all the sub-directories inside the working directory. By changing the value for -mtime, you can adjust the time and by replacing the ls command with, say, rm, you can remove those files if you wish to.

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By: senses0
2009-02-21 08:03:24

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Same like ls -l *(m-1) in zsh
int9h · 482 weeks and 2 days ago
find . -type f -mtime +7 -ls works too
drossman · 482 weeks and 1 day ago

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