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find . -type l -exec test ! -e {} \; -delete
2012-12-26 06:27:13
User: seb1245
Functions: find test
Tags: find
2

This command is adapted from http://otomaton.wordpress.com/2012/12/26/find-broken-symbolic-links/

Solutions with

find -L

don't work when the link is a loop, an error message is printed.

cut -c 2- < <file>
diff -qr <dir1> <dir2>
tar --create --file - --posix --gzip -- <dir> | openssl enc -e -aes256 -out <file>
2012-11-27 15:33:45
User: seb1245
Functions: tar
20

Create an AES256 encrypted and compressed tar archive.

User is prompted to enter the password.

Decrypt with:

openssl enc -d -aes256 -in <file> | tar --extract --file - --gzip
while true; do printf "\e[32m%X\e[0m" $((RANDOM%2)); for ((i=0; i<$((RANDOM%128)); i++)) do printf " "; done; done
2012-11-27 10:40:42
User: seb1245
Functions: printf
0

Unlike other alternatives, this command only relies on bash builtins and should also work on windows platforms with the bash executable.

Sparseness corresponds to the number 128 and can be adjusted. To print all possible digits instead of only 0 and 1 replace RANDOM%2 by RANDOM%10 or RANDOM%16 to add letters [A-F].

xmllint --format --xmlout --nsclean <file>
2012-11-27 06:13:23
User: seb1245
1

Like `tidy`, `xmllint` can be used to prettify XML files.

The --nsclean option is also useful to remove redundant namespaces.

tr -dc '[:print:]' < <file>
2012-11-22 06:29:26
User: seb1245
Functions: tr
Tags: printing tr
3

tr has some predefined sets of characters that are more convenient to use than characters codes

vim `git status --porcelain | sed -ne 's/^ M //p'`
2012-11-21 06:31:46
User: seb1245
Functions: sed vim
Tags: vim git
5

The option --porcelain makes the output of git easier to parse.

This one-liner may not work if there is a space in the modified file name.

xsltproc --stringparam name value <xsl_stylesheet> <xml_document>
2012-11-09 15:54:46
User: seb1245
Tags: xml XSLT
0

The XML document can be transformed to text, XML, HTML or anything else. The --stringparam option allows to set XSL variables externally.

tr -d '\r' < <input> > <output>