How to Grab the latest file


 
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I have been trying to use the find command to grab the latest file in a directory and move it to another area. I can't seem to get only that file, I end up getting everything for the day.

Any ideas?

Thank you
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FILE=`ls -1rt | tail -1`
mv $FILE /tmp


Note that the ls command is "dash one arr tee" not "dash ell arr tee".

HTH
 

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