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ls -d .??*
2013-12-17 19:06:30
User: pydave
Functions: ls
Tags: bash glob
2

You can omit the -d to see what's inside directories. In that case, you may want -a to see dotfiles inside those directories. (Otherwise you don't need -a since you're explicitly looking at them.)

sed -i '$a\FOOBAR' *
rm *.txt <TAB> <TAB>
2010-11-04 13:58:15
User: boschi
Functions: rm
23

alternative for "echo rm *.txt". Just doubletab the command you are willing to use and it will show you the affected files.

echo rm *.txt
2010-10-27 07:26:26
User: alperyilmaz
Functions: echo rm
11

if you're using wildcards * or ? in your command, and if you're deleting, moving multiple files, it's always safe to see how those wildcards will expand. if you put "echo" in front of your command, the expanded form of your command will be printed. It's better safe than sorry.

rm ^'name with spaces'
2010-08-21 02:24:17
User: dbbolton
Functions: rm
Tags: rm zsh glob
1

This is for zsh with extended globbing.

( shopt -s extglob; rm !(<PATTERN>) )
2010-01-13 16:43:15
User: sputnick
Functions: rm
Tags: files rm glob shopt
7

Remove everything except that file with shell tricks inside a subshell to avoid changes in the environment.

help shopt
rm -d **/*(/^F)
2009-08-06 21:41:19
User: claytron
Functions: rm
Tags: find zsh glob
4

This command uses the recursive glob and glob qualifiers from zsh. This will remove all the empty directories from the current directory down.

The **/* recurses down through all the files and directories

The glob qualifiers are added into the parenthesis. The / means only directories. The F means 'full' directories, and the ^ reverses that to mean non-full directories. For more info on these qualifiers see the zsh docs: http://zsh.dotsrc.org/Doc/Release/Expansion.html#SEC87