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Unpack .tgz File On Linux
With -a you don't care about file type (bz2, gzip, etc.)

Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files
This command works by rsyncing the target directory (containing the files you want to delete) with an empty directory. The '--delete' switch instructs rsync to remove files that are not present in the source directory. Since there are no files there, all the files will be deleted. I'm not clear on why it's faster than 'find -delete', but it is. Benchmarks here: https://web.archive.org/web/20130929001850/http://linuxnote.net/jianingy/en/linux/a-fast-way-to-remove-huge-number-of-files.html

check spell in c source code

Recursively grep for string and format output for vi(m)
This is a big time saver for me. I often grep source code and need to edit the findings. A single highlight of the mouse and middle mouse click (in gnome terminal) and I'm editing the exact line I just found. The color highlighting helps interpret the data.

Disconnect telnet
You are stuck with testing a tcp port using telnet, and must kill the telnet session from another terminal... Or, press ctrl+5 and write close/quit to force the current connection to close..

LIST FILENAMES OF FILES CREATED TODAY IN CURRENT DIRECTORY
Then pipe to 'xargs ls' for a familiar listing, possibly using find's -print0 and xarg's -0 options.

Replace spaces in filenames with underscorees

Getting GnuPG Public Keys From KeyServer
get my GPG-key from pgp.surfnet.nl, key id is 19886493.

Create A Continuous Yahoo! News Ticker For The Terminal
This creates a permanent stock ticker in the terminal. it has scrolling action and refreshes when each cycle is done to get the latest news.


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