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Opposite of "head" ?

the_wolverine
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I'm trying to find out what the oldest occurrence of an event was - as in, opposite of head. Is there such a command?

I've tried using " * | reverse | head 1 " which works but is very slow and inefficient.

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fk319
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the_wolverine
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w00t!!!!!!!!!!!

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Genti
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awesome awesome awesome!!!

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araitz
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tail fail tail fail

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fk319
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Genti
Splunk Employee
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| sort _time, that is, no - sign...

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Genti
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

i tried that, and then i tried * | sort -_time and this seems to be faster. I am unaware of a command that is the opposite of head...

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