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That "Find the date of the newest file in a directory." command looks for the newest file in all the subdirectories too. For "the newest file in a directory" I'd use ls -tr /some/directory | tail -1

I'll call you, and raise 1

How about: ls -ltr | tail -1 | awk '{print $6" "$7" "$8}'