Find files modified in the last N days; list sorted by time

find . -type f -mtime -14 -exec ls -ltd \{\} \; | less
What *have* I been working on for the last 2 weeks...
Sample Output
-rw-r--r-- 1 george george 75 2010-05-24 07:37 ./.update-notifier/hooks_seen
-rw-r--r-- 1 george george 61440 2010-05-14 15:54 ./.pulse/bfd54adae3f2c2b797ed9b374b0d221f-device-volumes.tdb
-rw-r--r-- 1 george george 42 2010-05-27 07:33 ./.pulse/bfd54adae3f2c2b797ed9b374b0d221f-default-source
-rw-r--r-- 1 george george 43 2010-05-27 07:33 ./.pulse/bfd54adae3f2c2b797ed9b374b0d221f-default-sink
-rw------- 1 george george 6917 2010-05-27 06:09 ./.recently-used.xbel

By: eludom
2010-05-27 14:54:23

What Others Think

files a sorted within directories, not globaly. a previous command i wrote about sorting files by directory could be used by adding the -mtime in find.
pepin · 544 weeks ago
more wrong than i wrote previously. list is not sorted by time, it's wrote in the order "find" find them. cause ls -ltd is executed on each files individualy, not on the result of the find. you can run the command by replacing -exec ls -ltd ... by -ls and you'll see the same result, thus proving that the ls -ltd don't sort files.
pepin · 544 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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