ls -lah | grep ^l

List all symbolic links in current directory

Many competing commands to do this, but since most people want a Long list with Human readable files sizes and want to see All files (including hidden (.*) files) this one wins on simplicity and usefulness. Plus grep is just as, if not more portable than sed or awk, and is more widely understood. :)
Sample Output
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   36 2009-03-03 20:11 000-default -> /etc/apache2/sites-available/default

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2009-11-23 21:23:11

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I have no idea how my command could be malicious. At least have the courtesy to comment.
sudopeople · 198 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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