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Re: Beginner's?? Question

On Monday 22 November 2004 13:30, debian-user-digest-request@lists.debian.org 
> ls -ltr
> This gives a listing of files in the current dir with the most
> recently altered one last. To get only the name of that last one use:
> ls -tr | tail -1

Thanks. That indeed does it. Did not know how to use tail here.
Now, how do I use it in a script, such as
$LASTFILE =  ?????
do something using $LASTFILE

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