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time read x
2010-09-30 09:23:01
User: ubersoldat
Functions: read time
Tags: bash timer

Say you want to time how long a task you're performing takes. Start this simple timer and you're done!

for dir in $(find -type d ! -name CVS); do for file in $(find $dir -maxdepth 1 -type f); do rm $file; cvs delete $file; done; done
2010-04-27 16:03:33
User: ubersoldat
Functions: cvs dir file find rm
Tags: bash cvs delete rm

This will search all directories and ignore the CVS ones. Then it will search all files in the resulting directories and act on them.

echo "A great password" | md5sum
2009-04-24 14:32:56
User: ubersoldat
Functions: echo

You can also use sha1sum and variants for longer passwords