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echo -n "password"|md5sum|awk '{print $1}'
2011-11-08 21:34:50
User: windfold
Functions: awk echo
3

This is mostly for my own notes but this command will compute a md5 message digest from the command line.

You can also replace md5sum with other checksum commands (e.g., sha1sum)

find . -exec bash -c "mv '{}' '\`echo {} |sed -e 's/foo/bar/g'\`"' \;
2011-05-07 15:41:07
User: windfold
Functions: bash find
1

This command is a more flexible than my previous submission.

It will work with spaces however suuuuper hacky and ugly.

Source: http://www.unix.com/shell-programming-scripting/146173-find-rename-files-using-find-mv-sed.html

<command>; echo "job done"|mail email@email.com -s'job done'
2011-05-05 18:13:17
User: windfold
Functions: echo mail
5

This is a two part command that comes in really handy if you're running commands that take longer than you're willing to wait. The commands are separated by the semicolon(;) The first command is whatever you're attempting to do. The second commands emails you after the job completes.

ls * | sed -e 'p;s/foo/bar/' | xargs -n2 mv
2011-04-30 00:21:10
User: windfold
Functions: ls sed xargs
3

Renames all files in a directory named foo to bar.

foobar1 gets renamed to barbar1

barfoo2 gets renamed to barbar2

fooobarfoo gets renamed to barobarfoo

NOTE: Will break for files with spaces AND new lines AND for an empty expansion of the glob '*'

svn diff -r 1792:HEAD --summarize | awk '{if ($1 != "D") print $2}'| xargs -I {} tar rf incremental_release.tar {}
2011-04-05 15:00:49
User: windfold
Functions: awk diff tar xargs
Tags: bash svn awk xargs tar
0

The result of this command is a tar with all files that have been modified/added since revision 1792 until HEAD. This command is super useful for incremental releases.