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# 1  
Old 07-08-2009
How to find files older than 30 days

Dear Friends,
I have two queries.
1) I want to see the list of folders which were created 29 days ago.
2) I want to see the folders in which last created file is older than 29 days.
Can it be done?

Thank you in advance
Anushree
# 2  
Old 07-08-2009
use find..
Code:
find . -type d -mtime +30 -ls -long
find . -type f -mtime +30 -ls -long

# 3  
Old 07-08-2009
Hi.

There's no way to know when something was created. Only when it was last modified.

Code:
find . -mtime 29 -type d

Shows directories exactly 29 days old

Code:
man find

You can use +29 or -29 to show directories older or newer than 29 days.
# 4  
Old 07-08-2009
Thank you scotten,
I also wanted to kno how to find the list of folders which has files which are last edited 29 days ago.
# 5  
Old 07-08-2009
If it's just the folders names you want, and not the files themselves, this works for me:

Code:
find . -type f -mtime +29 | xargs -I{} dirname {} | sort | uniq -u


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