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zingo on 08/05/07


Bash osx cli spotlight mdfind

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List all application versions

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List the current version and installation date of every application on a OS X system, using of Spotlight.

  1. #!/bin/bash
  2. mdfind 'kMDItemKind == "Application"' | perl -ne 'chomp; print "\"$_\"\n" ' | xargs mdls -name kMDItemFSContentChangeDate -name kMDItemVersion -name k@MDItemDisplayName -name kMDItemPath | perl -pe 's/^\/.+/"-" x 20/e'

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