Linux sort file list with date

 

We can list files in ascending/descending order based on the time it create using ls command.

By default ls will list files/directories in alphabetical order.

Command to list older files first(ascending order):

$ ls -lrt

or

$ ls -rt

Command to list newer files first(descending order):

$ ls -lt

or

$ ls -t

-Sany

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s