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Zip a directory on Mac OS X and ignore .DS_Store (metadata) directory
If you want to generate a cross-platform compatible zip file and ignore the Finder's hidden metadata directory

Deleting / Ignoring lines from the top of a file

Lookup errno defintions
Calls the POSIX strerror() function to look up the meaning of integer ERRNOs set by some functions.

Alternative size (human readable) of files and directories (biggest last)

Backup with SSH in a archive
$PRIVATEKEY - Of course the full path to the private key \n $HOST - The host where to get the backup \n $SOURCE - The directory you wish to backup \n $DESTINATION - The destination for the backup on your local machine

MPD + Digitally Imported
1.- Enter into the playlist path. 2.- Run the command. 3.- Playlists created!

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

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Show the PATH, one directory per line (part 2)
Here is another way to show the path, one directory per line. The command `tr` translates the colon into the new line, taking input from the $PATH variable

Join a folder full of split files
If you use newsgroups then you'll have come across split files before. Joining together a whole batch of them can be a pain so this will do the whole folder in one.


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