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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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Runs the identify command (from ImageMagick) on each jpg file in the current directory and returns image details according to the format parameter. The example here returns:
Filename FileSize Compression Width Height
More information about the available format options can be found here: http://www.imagemagick.org/script/escape.php
I usually redirect the output to a text file using "> listofdetails.txt" at the end. Spreadsheet magic can then be applied.
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