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find . -iname '*.jpg' -type f -print0 |perl -0 -ne '$a+=-s $_;END{print "$a\n"}'
2010-09-12 13:14:12
Functions: find perl

This deals nicely with filenames containing special characters and can deal with more files than can fit on a commandline. It also avoids spawning du.

find . -name '*.txt' -print0 | parallel -0 -j+0 lzma
2010-07-28 21:01:12
Functions: find
Tags: find grep lzma

This will deal nicely with filenames containing newlines and will run one lzma process per CPU core. It requires GNU Parallel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpaiGYxkSuQ

screen -d -m command &
2010-06-22 18:24:22
Functions: command screen

The improvement is that you can re-attach to the screen at a later point.