ls -l --time-style=+%Y-%m-%d | awk "/$(date +'%Y-%m-%d')/ {print \$7}"
This version eliminates the grep before the awk, which is always good. It works for GNU core utils and ensures that the date output of ls matches the format in the pattern match, regardless of locale, etc. On BSD-based systems, you can easily eliminate both the grep and the awk: find . -maxdepth 1 -Btime -$(date +%kh%lm) -type f

2010-07-29 05:30:29

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find . -maxdepth 1 -mtime -1
hfs · 562 weeks ago
ls --time-style=+%Y-%m-%d
winky · 562 weeks ago
sry, pls ignore prev post ... copy-n-paste-error =) find . -mtime -1 \! -type d -exec ls {} \;
winky · 562 weeks ago
the date format can be done simply as '+%F', which is equivalent to '+%Y-%m-%d' in both date and ls Other than that, looks good, and can of course be changed to search for other days as well
camocrazed · 562 weeks ago

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