Explain a Command
A quick way to see what commands and their options do before running them.
Delete files extracted from a tarball
-tf file.tar.gz | xargs rm -r
Generate a random 16-char password
/dev/urandom | grep -o '[[:alnum:]]' | head -n 16 | tr -d '\n'
Print the largest files or folders in the current dir
-s * | sort -n | tail
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For another take on explaining commands, check out explainshell.com.