Extract Columns From la -al

Posted on 2011-09-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I run ls -la to get:

oracle@bb0:~/scripts$ ls -la /tmp/score_provider_delete.lst
-rw-r--r--   1 oracle   oracle       264 Sep  8 12:45 /tmp/score_provider_delete.lst
What is the easiest way to extract just the Sep 8 12:45?
Must i use awk or is there something more accessable?
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ls -la /tmp/score_provider_delete.lst | awk '{print $6,$7,$8}'

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jackiechen858 earned 50 total points
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ls -la | awk '{print $6" "$7" "$8}'

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Or just do it how I wrote, which is a syntax that is easier on the eyes than all those quotes.  Just use commas as I originally posted.


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So is guess awk it is.

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