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Listing file in directory by created and last modified

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How to view listing of file in directory by date & time created and last modified. or maybe a script of single command line?

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by:slyong
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$ ls -lt
or

$ ls -ltr
for reverse order
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by:operation1611
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this command is for last modified/access rite?...it not show the date the file was created...

does any one has the script?...because in the folder there is lot of folder. And in the folder there is a lot of files....so if got the script maybe the output can be generate to txt file.
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ls -t is the last modified date.  You can use a redirect into a txt file:

$ ls -lrtR > list.txt

P/S: R is for recursive
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by:operation1611
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thank you...but the date is last modified or date created? tq
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by:slyong
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it is last modified date.
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by:ibu1
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ls -altr
Will show u the file last modified
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by:ibu1
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For more help refer this link
http://www.computerhope.com/unix/uls.htm
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