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Access folder "-"
If you try to access cd - you go to the last folder you were in.

Chage default shell for all users [FreeBSD]
This command will set bash as the default shell for all users in a FreeBSD system.

Show the last 20 sessions logged on the machine
change 20 by the number of sessions you want to know (20 it's fair enough)

drop first column of output by piping to this

Get the full path to a file
Part of coreutils - so needs no extra package...

Convert ascii string to hex

Read null character seperated fields from a file
Handle any bad named file which contains ",',\n,\b,\t,` etc Store the file name as null character separated list $find . -print0 >name.lst and retrieve it using $read -r -d "" Eg: $find . -print0 >name.lst; $cat name.lst| while IFS="" read -r -d "" file; $do $ls -l "$file"; $done

delete unversioned files in a checkout from svn

Archive all folders in a directory into their own tar.bz2 file
Remove the "echo" to actually archive. Many similar commands are found on commandlinefu but I end up needing this very specific one from time to time. To extract any of them, use the standard tar.bz2 extract command: $tar xvjf folder1.tar.bz2

Bulk renames with find, sed and a little escaping
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


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