"recode is a small utility that will save you loads of effort
when using text files created on different platforms. The primary
source of discontent is line breaks. In some systems, these are
denoted with a line-feed character. In others, a carriage return is
used. In still more systems, both are used. The end result is that
if you are swapping text from one platform to another, you end up
with too many or too few line breaks, and lots of strange
" #26: Listing today's files only
"* Difficulty: Easy
* Application: Various
"You are probably familiar with the problem. Sometime earlier in
the day, you created a text file, which now is urgently required.
However, you can't remember what ridiculous name you gave it, and
being a typical geek, your home folder is full of 836 different
files. How can you find it? Well, there are various ways, but this
little tip shows you the power of pipes and joining together two
powerful shell commands:"
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