How to check which file is changed in the last few days?
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If I read your question correctly, you also want to know WHO changed a file. I don't believe there is any data on the OS level that would be of much help; you should look at the application level for this kind of info.
shows in reverse order of data/time when the files have changed, the most recent being at the bottom of the list.
shows in reverse order of data/time when the files have been accessed. Very useful during upgrades for weeding out junk that is never accessed. Under Windows this information is corrupted by anti-virus scanning. Under linux this information is usually corrupted by backup software unless explicitly told to retain the last time accessed.