HOWTO find files by modification date

Search and find files by modification date

find ./ -mtime -75 | more

Command: find [man page]
Destination: ./ [current directory onwards]
Option: -mtime [modification time] -n [days]

If you expect to find many files, use more to scroll (use Enter key) thru the result.
Command: more [man page]

A not traditional cheat sheet for Linux beginners can be found here


Alexander Stocker |

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