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Archive all files that have not been modified in the last days
Finally, we can make the file "unchangeable" sudo chattr +i

Use tee to process a pipe with two or more processes
Tee can be used to split a pipe into multiple streams for one or more process to work it. You can add more " >()" for even more fun.

Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files

Replace spaces in filenames with underscores
I realize there's a few of these out there, but none exactly in this form, which seems the cleanest to me

Show a script or config file without comments or blank lines

Automatically skip bad songs in your MPD playlist.
Case insensitive. Also you can pull in the songs from a blacklist, one per line - while :; do (mpc current | grep -i -f blacklist.txt && mpc next); sleep 5; done

print contents of file from first match of regex to end of file
Search in "filename" for the first line to match regex, and print to stdout from the matching line to the end of the file.

list files recursively by size

Backup a filesystem to a remote machine and use cstream to throttle bandwidth of the backup
This command will nicely dump a filesystem to STDOUT, compress it, encrypt it with the gpg key of your choice, throttle the the data stream to 60kb/s and finally use ssh to copy the contents to an image on a remote machine.


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