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Old 09-18-2009
Bug list only last file

we use ls -lrth to list all file in order to last file at the end I want only
the last file what command we can use
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Old 09-18-2009
How about ...

ls -lrth | tail -n 1

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Old 09-18-2009

you can use the tail command for the last line

ls -lrth | tail -1

"|" --- is used to get the outout of one command and use as the input to the other commnad

tail -- outputs the last part of the files

-1 --> denotes the number of lines u want to display

By default u will get last 10 lines if you are not giving anu number

for more information you can get in the manual directory

man tail
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