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Find files containing string and open in vim
I often use "vim -p" to open in tabs rather than buffers.

What is the use of this switch ?
Find the usage of a switch with out searching through the entire man page. Usage: manswitch [cmd] [switch] Eg: $manswitch grep silent ____________________________ In simple words $man | grep "\-" Eg: $man grep | grep "\-o" This is not a standard method but works.

Remove all HTML tags from a file
A shorter version of command #3014, using awk instead of sed. Useful when scraping websites with a script.

Calculate N!

Show some trivia related to the current date
Contrary to logic, typing calendar won't show a calendar, that's the job of cal. Typing calendar will show some trivia related to the current date. Tested against many Linux distros and FreeBSD.

Sort the current buffer in vi or vim.
vim 7 or higher has internal sort, too 'sort n' for numbers

GZip all files in a directory separately
It gzip each file in a directory separately

list files recursively by size

list files with last modified at the end


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