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Finding the newest file in a directory with a million files

I'm currently using ls -t | head -1 to get the name of the newest file. But it takes a long time because my directory has a million files. I guess a chunk of time is lost unnecessarily in ls -t when ...
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Does wget always write FTP listings in DOS file format?

I am using wget to create an index of an FTP site (as in this question), and its ".listing" files are written in DOS file format (CRLF line-breaks) rather than Unix file format, which interferes with ...
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Can I know if the directory listing property is correctly setted on a FTP server?

I have to create a specific directory structure on an anonymous FTP server, these directories will contain some metadata files that will be read from a bot of a specific service...but this is not ...
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Import from List - Batch file

Ok here is the scenario. I am trying to figure out a way to copy users' docs and settings (Favorites, My Documents and Desktop) to a network location as a backup for decommissioned drives. My problem ...
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Make an access directory structure tree?

I want to run a script that will show me all the folders (output to a text file) that the running user can see starting from root, down to the point where it doesn't have the permissions to go any ...
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How can I show files only in Total Commander?

You know that feeling when you search for a specific file but don't remember its exact directory path (you have many subdirectories), and don't want to use standard SEARCH (AltF7 in Total Commander)? ...
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Go to directory with unknown name

While unpacking a tarball, I encountered a directory which ls reports as "??????????????? ?????". Presumably, the name is not in unicode? Anyway, I can't figure a way to access the folder. I've tried ...
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Given an IP url, can I find url endpoints [closed]

I have an IP address with a webpage on it, reachable from the Internet. I do not have any other information about it. How can I find other URL endpoints associated with it? ...
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Download from http server all directories,files and subdirectories and so on

I want to download from remote http server all files directories,files and so on. I found some solutions to ftp server,but doesn't work to http. Until now no luck with wget -r or -m. It download all ...
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Where / how does Apache generate the HTML code used in the default directory listing?

I am looking to modify the HTML that apache generates for its default directory listing. I already know how to create a HEADER.html file that gets included for every directory listing. I am ...
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Get size of folders on an FTP Server recursively

I have an FTP Server where a large number of files/folders are stored. I would like to see how much is stored in each of the folders (including it's subfolders). Is there a way to do this? I.e. get ...
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How to list a subset of files in several directories?

I'm starting to pick up Linux. I have one directory called class03 with five directories in it: _html html dothtml images 123 I need a one-line command that lists all files with -01, -02 and -03 in ...
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Find directories with all files inside older than X?

Is it possible on linux to find directories where all contained files and directories (and sub-directories' files etc.) are older than a given age? In other words, if a directory has one or more files ...
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Where is lighttpd.conf? Mybook world 2 whitelight webserver

I'm attempting to get my Roku streaming box with a channel called Roksbox to stream content off my MyBook World 2 whitelight. I want a directory listing of a certain folder of a share, Media. It's ...
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What is a tool for getting a complete directory/file listing with detailed information including hash(es)?

Once in a while, I take a complete snapshot of my drives with a command like the following. > for %i in (%drives_hd%) do @dir %i:\/s/a/o>>File_List.txt This gives detailed information ...
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what is the command for listing files/dirs recursively of specific directories

suppose in my current directory, I have 50 sub-directories. Now, I am interested only in about 20 of those sub-directories (whose names match a pattern). I would like to recursively list the contents ...
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Specific ls output

Right now I'm calling the the following command ls -R and am receiving an output like this: .: file.txt script.php ./dir: file.txt other.java Is it possible to get the output to look like this: ...
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How to browse a website which allows directory browsing but has a default page?

There is a website which allows directory browsing; I know this for sure because I can browse directories where there is no default page. There is a directory which I want to browse, but it instead ...
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Very slow directory reads when there is lots of files

On several Windows 7 boxes I'm having trouble with very large files. On my external hard drive I have a 2.2 GB Executable (extractor) as well as a 2.3 GB 7z file. However when ever I want to go to the ...
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Windows single character wildcard returns more than expected

I'm trying to do a directory listing of files with filenames consisting of 8 characters followed by a period and a file extension in Windows command shell. The wildcard pattern I'm using is ...
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I/O error with ls on several directories

I have an NTFS partition mounted on my Ubuntu system. And one of my directories which conatians thousands of .xm music appears empty in Nautilus. When I try to list the contents using ls it says ...
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Most efficient way to get a large directory listing over network

I'm searching for specific files on a Windows 2003 server directory that contains thousands of files. The directory is part of a network volume that's mounted on my Mac. Right now I'm using find: ...
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filezilla Command: MLSD Response: 500 Error: Failed to retrieve directory listing

Recently our network was moved to the corporate network and behind the company firewall. Since the i could not access the FTP Servers using Filezilla. I can connect to them but cannot receive the ...
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Why can't I access the htdocs directory through FTP?

While others are ok, FileZilla claims that it Failed to retrieve directory listing when accessing /var/www/htdocs. The chmod is set to 775 for the htdocs directory. I was transfering a folder with ...