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find . -uid 0 -print0 | xargs -0 chown foo:foo
2009-05-27 19:52:13
User: abcde
Functions: chown find xargs
1

In the example, uid 0 is root. foo:foo are the user:group you want to make owner and group. '.' is the "current directory and below." -print0 and -0 indicate that filenames and directories "are terminated by a null character instead of by whitespace."

find . -name "*.pdf" -print0 | xargs -0 cp -t downloads/
2009-03-13 03:15:27
User: abcde
Functions: cp find xargs
1

-t, --target-directory=DIRECTORY (copy all SOURCE arguments into DIRECTORY).

^r in bash begins a reverse-search-history with command completion
2009-02-19 18:17:54
User: abcde
Functions: bash command
15

In the sample output, I pressed ctrl+r and typed the letters las. I can't imagine how much typing this has saved me.

alias pubip='GET http://www.whatismyip.com/automation/n09230945.asp && echo'
2009-02-13 04:38:19
User: abcde
Functions: alias
1

Depends on GET. You can also replace GET with curl, or `wget -qO -` if GET isn't available.

ps aux | grep [h]ttpd
2009-02-10 02:59:20
User: abcde
Functions: grep ps
10

Surround the first letter of what you are grepping with square brackets and you won't have to spawn a second instance of grep -v. You could also use an alias like this (albeit with sed):

alias psgrep='ps aux | grep $(echo $1 | sed "s/^\(.\)/[\1]/g")'

split -b 1k file ; cat x* > file
2009-02-08 23:10:18
User: abcde
Functions: cat file split
2

`split -b 1k file` splits files into 1k chunks. Rejoin them with `cat x* > file`.

for i in $(seq 1 50) ; do echo Iteration $i ; done
2009-02-08 23:03:31
User: abcde
Functions: echo seq
8

Optionally, one can use {1..50} instead of seq. E.g. for i in {1..50} ; do echo Iteration $i ; done

formail -Y -s /usr/sbin/sendmail bar@example.com < /var/mail/foo
convert -resize 200 -sharpen 40 some_file.pdf[0] some_file.jpg
2009-02-06 23:12:01
User: abcde
5

convert is included in ImageMagick. Don't forget the [X] (where X is the page number). [0] is the first page of the PDF.

alias rot13='perl -pe "y/A-Za-z/N-ZA-Mn-za-m/;"'