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permanently let grep colorize its output
This will create a permanent alias to colorize the search pattern in your grep output

Shortcut to find files with ease.
It looks for files that contains the given word as parameter. * case insensitive * matches files containing the given word.

strips the first field of each line where the delimiter is the first ascii character

Identify name and resolution of all jpgs in current directory

show lines that appear in both file1 and file2

quickly backup or copy a file with bash
This inserts timestamp instead of .bak extension.

Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

Outputs each arg on its own line
This can be useful for transforming command-line args into input for xargs (one per line). This can also be done with ls if the args are filenames, but that's getting awfully close to Useless Use of Cat territory (http://partmaps.org/era/unix/award.html).

Convert ascii string to hex
Converts the ascii text to hex from bash. Check the sample output.

Update pandoc via cabal
An alternative to built-in package manager, keep pandoc in sync with upstream releases.


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