Find files and list them sorted by modification time

find . -type f | xargs ls -ltrhg
find and normal files and list them sorting with modification time without group l: with detailed information t: sort with modification time r: reverse order h: show file's size in human-readable format, such as K(kilobytes), M(megabyes) etc. g: do not show group
Sample Output
$ find tmp/ -type f | xargs ls -ltrhg
-rw-r--r-- 1 emacs 4.9K 2010-05-24 13:53 tmp/chunkmemoryallocator.h
-rwxr-xr-x 1 emacs 5.9K 2010-05-24 14:11 tmp/global.h
-rw------- 1 emacs  12K 2010-05-24 14:21 tmp/.test.txt.swp
-rw-r--r-- 1 emacs  744 2010-05-24 14:33 tmp/test.txt
-rwxr-xr-x 1 emacs  39K 2010-05-24 14:45 tmp/loganalyzer
-rw-r--r-- 1 emacs 2.3K 2010-05-24 15:55 tmp/loganalyzer.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 emacs 1.5K 2010-05-24 16:41 tmp/browser.py

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By: emacs
2010-05-28 01:23:53

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What Others Think

This doesn't work with files containing spaces. This also doesn't work on large directories, since xargs will execute ls several times.
dooblem · 420 weeks and 2 days ago

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