By William R. Wilson (Original work) [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Find Files

To look for files older than a day:

find . -mtime +1

To find files NOT older than a day:

find . -mtime -1

“.” -> this folder and its sub folders
“-mtime” -> modification date
“+/-” -> older or newer
“1” -> number of days


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