I am looking for files that I personally have edited. If it helps, I've used Sublime Text for editing. I have a brand new computer with setup issues, and I'm trying to retrace my steps to see if I've edited something that I shouldn't have.

I've seen this: Show recent modified/created files using Terminal but those files could have been changed by anything.

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    What kind of "setup issues"? are you looking for personal configuration files that you may have modified, or system files? Oct 6, 2016 at 1:28
  • Problems for graphics related issues. Can't change brightness, blank screen on wakeup. I'm not sure what types of files I've modified. A smattering of whatever I've found online as potential fixes for several problems.
    – chris
    Oct 6, 2016 at 1:41

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This could help


Cleaned up:

Grep is pretty powerfull.

how far back do you want to go?

grep sudo /var/log/auth.log

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