find "/path" -type f -ctime +30


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find "/path" -type f -ctime +30

When I use the command
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find "/abc/xyz" -type f -ctime +30

getting the error as
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find:"/abc/xyz /lost+found: Permission Denied"

I tired
Code:
find  "/abc/xyz" -type d \( ! lost+found \)  -type f  -ctime +30

The error is
Code:
find: paths must precede expression Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [path...] [expression]

Tried
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find  "/abc/xyz" -maxdepth 1  -type f  -ctime +30

it is searching in current directory, but I have sub directories in /xyz folder

Could any one help me how to solve the issue.

Thanks in advance,

Last edited by Don Cragun; 07-14-2015 at 05:00 AM.. Reason: Add CODE and ICODE tags.
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Perhaps something more like:
Code:
find  "/abc/xyz" \( -name lost+found -prune \) -o -type f -ctime +30

would work better for you.
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