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find and delete files smaller than specific size

recursive search and replace old with new string, inside files
Search and replace recursively. :-) Shorter and simpler than the others. And allows more terms: replace old new [old new ...] -- `find -type f`

Find chronological errors or bad timestamps in a Subversion repository
Lists revisions in a Subversion repository with a timestamp that doesn't follow the revision numbering order. If everything is OK, nothing is displayed.

Selecting a random file/folder of a folder
Also looks in subfolders

How to backup hard disk timely?
'data' is the directory to backup, 'backup' is directory to store snapshots. Backup files on a regular basis using hard links. Very efficient, quick. Backup data is directly available. Same as explained here : http://blog.interlinked.org/tutorials/rsync_time_machine.html in one line. Using du to check the size of your backups, the first backup counts for all the space, and other backups only files that have changed.

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 .

split a string (2)

is today the end of the month?

Isolate file name from full path/find output
Quick method of isolating filenames from a full path using expansion. Much quicker than using "basename"

Rename files in batch


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