TODAY=`date +"%b %d"`;ls -l | grep "$TODAY" | awk '{print $9}'

2010-07-29 02:28:27

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Just so you know, the +%b %d date format is not consistent across all systems. for example, mine is '+%F %R', which displays like "2010-07-28 15:35" Also, you may end up with a system that only has one time field, for example, just +%F, and not get any output at all, because awk would be printing nonexistent fields
camocrazed · 573 weeks and 5 days ago

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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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