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Matrix Style
It's the same command as submitted, but first with a command to make all characters green. It's the only way it looked "matrix-like" on my gnome-terminal.

Exclude multiple columns using AWK
Print all columns except the 1st and 3rd.

Execute a command at a given time

run command on a group of nodes in parallel
Parallel is from https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/parallel/ Other examples would be: (echo foss.org.my; echo www.debian.org; echo www.freenetproject.org) | parallel traceroute seq -f %04g 0 9999 | parallel -X rm pict{}.jpg

Short one line while loop that outputs parameterized content from one file to another
There is a common command for outputting a field or list of fields from each line in a file. Why wouldn't you just use cut?

Sort files in folders alphabetically
Creates one letter folders in the current directory and moves files with corresponding initial in the folder.

List latest 5 modified files recursively
The output format is given by the -printf parameter: %T@ = modify time in seconds since Jan. 1, 1970, 00:00 GMT, with fractional part. Mandatory, hidden in the end. %TY-%Tm-%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS = modify time as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. Optional. %p = file path Refer to http://linux.die.net/man/1/find for more about -printf formatting. ------------------------ sort -nr = sort numerically and reverse (higher values - most recent timestamp - first) head -n 5 = get only 5 first lines (change 5 to whatever you want) cut -f2- -d" " = trim first field (timestamp, used only for sorting) ------------------------ Very useful for building scripts for detecting malicious files upload and malware injections.

ROT13 whole file in vim.
gg puts the cursor at the begin g? ROT13 until the next mov G the EOF

move all files older than 60 days to a folder

Open up a man page as PDF (#OSX)
Simply pass an argument to the script to convert the manual page to a PDF: $man2pdf drutil


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