Show all files sorted by date

FINDDATE() { LOCATION="${1:-.}"; find ${LOCATION} -type f -print0 | xargs -0 stat -c "%y %n" | sort | sed 's/.\([0-9]\)\{9,\} +0[1-2]00/\t/' | sed 's/ /\t/g' }
a quick function for searching changed files. just copy it in the bash
Sample Output
# FINDDATE /usr/share/man

2018-03-31	07:58:05		/usr/share/man/man8/uasm.8
2018-03-31	07:58:05		/usr/share/man/man8/writebuf.8
2018-03-31	08:59:50		/usr/share/man/man1/jpegoptim.1.gz
2018-04-14	09:39:55		/usr/share/man/man1/patch.1.gz
2018-04-17	20:19:56		/usr/share/man/man1/appletviewer-java-1.8.0-openjdk-
2018-04-17	20:19:56		/usr/share/man/man1/extcheck-java-1.8.0-openjdk-
2018-04-17	20:19:56		/usr/share/man/man1/idlj-java-1.8.0-openjdk-

By: emphazer
2018-05-14 14:27:41

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