How do I write a script for moving just the 20 oldest files from one folder to another? Is there a way to grab the oldest files in a folder?
In what order are the dated ordered by? Certainly not alphanumeric order. ls -lt sorts by modification time. But I need creation time.
I`m trying to delete old files from directory and leave only 3 newest files. cd /home/user1/test while [ `ls -lAR | grep ^- | wc -l` < 3 ] ; do rm `ls -t1 /home/user/test | tail -1` ...
How can I list recursively all files that were changed between 22.12.2011 and 24.12.2011?
Are there any (good known, reliable) file systems on Linux that store the creation time of files and directories in the i-node table? If there are, is the "changed" time replaced by the creation ...
I would like to copy a set of files from directory A to directory B, with the caveat that if a file in directory A is identical to a file in directory B, that file should not be copied (and thus its ...