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badblocks -c 65536 -o /tmp/badblocks.out -p 2 -s -v -w /dev/hdX > /tmp/badblocks.stdout 2> /tmp/badblocks.stderr
2009-12-08 19:48:25
User: mariusz
Functions: badblocks
2

WARNING!!! ALL DATA WILL BE LOST!!!

This command should ONLY be run on drives that are meant to be wiped. Data destruction will result from running this command with the '-w' switch. You may run this command with the '-n' switch in place of '-w' if you want to retain all data on the drive, however, the test won't be as detailed, since the '-n' switch provides a non-destructive read-write mode only, whereas '-w' switch actually writes patterns while scanning for bad blocks.

find . -name '*.mp3' -type f -exec sh -c 'exec cp -f "$@" /home/user/dir' find-copy {} +
2009-12-08 19:31:16
User: mariusz
Functions: cp find sh
1

I used this command to recursively gather all mp3 files that were previously imported into their own directories (sorted by band name) in Songbird.

mogrify -geometry 800x600 *.jpg
2009-12-08 19:23:19
User: mariusz
2

-geometry (preserves values of height and width given, and aspect ratio).

WARNING: While 'resize' creates resized copies of original files, 'mogrify' works on the original files, replacing them. It will overwrite the source files, use with caution, and backup regularly.

gpg --encrypt --recipient 'Foo Bar' foo.txt
2009-02-16 19:58:13
User: mariusz
Functions: gpg
3

gpg command to encrypt a file on the command line.

gpg --output foo.txt --decrypt foo.txt.pgp
2009-02-16 19:56:19
User: mariusz
Functions: gpg
5

gpg command to decrypt a previously encrypted file on the command line.

Can be optionally made into an alias:

alias decrypt='gpg --output foo.txt --decrypt foo.txt.pgp'