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remove files and directories with acces time older than a given date
touch a dummy file with the specified date, then use find with -anewer .

list human readable files
include in the list human readable hidden files too: $ file .* *|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2 more reliable command: $ ls|xargs file|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2 and include hidden files: $ ls -a|xargs file|grep 'ASCII text'|sort -rk2

Follow the flow of a log file
tailf same as tail -f follow the flow of a log file, showing it in real time to stdout.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

List installed deb packages by size

Outputs files with ascii art in the intended form.
Files containing ascii art (e.g. with .nfo extension) are typically not correctly reproduced at the command line when using cat. With iconv one can easily write a wrapper to solve this: $ #!/bin/bash $ if [ -z "$@" ]; then echo "Usage: $(basename $0) file [file] ..." $ else iconv -f437 -tutf8 "$@"; fi $ exit 0

simplest calculator

Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
print multiple increasing years using cal - calendar -. You can also try $seq Start Increment End

Run command in an ftp session
By putting ! in front of a command, we are able to run it from an ftp session.

Create a quick back-up copy of a file
Uses shell expansion to create a back-up called file.txt.bak


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