Common solutions to common problems when working with CLI tools.
Problems and Solutions
Get the last element from a path
if you have /path/sub/over/unter/filename.txt and you want to get the filename.txt basename does the trick:
echo /path/sub/over/unter/filename.txt | basename
Find files matching a certain pattern - weird filename safe & multicore capable
WHATEVER is the pattern you are looking for, 4 is the number of cpus you have available for the job.
find . -type f -print0 | xargs -P 4 -0 echo grep -H WHATEVER
Some light relief with Roulette
# [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && rm -rf / || echo "You live"