This is small collection of tips for the command line. The Linux default command line is bash. These tips mostly refers to bash. Actually are these commands, I’d like to use more often, but forget about it regularly. Especially the first one, searching the bash_history is extremely helpful.
Some time ago I wrote an article about renaming multiple filenames . Now it happened I needed to rename several subtitles for Star Trek Enterprise because, I’m using a self-made mplayer-wrapper script to load subtitles automatically. Therefor the subtitle filename, usually a Sub Rip Text (.srt) file from tvsubtitles have to be in a form like