https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Less_(Unix) http://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less/faq.html#intl https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/263959/how-can-i-paginate-a-utf-8-file-and-see-the-right-characters https://www.man7.org/linux/man-pages/man1/less.1.html#NATIONAL_CHARACTER_SETS
https://github.com/johnkerl/miller https://csvkit.readthedocs.io – Miller is quite similar to csvkit
https://csvkit.readthedocs.io https://csvkit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/tutorial/1_getting_started.html#in2csv-the-excel-killer in2csv can certainly deal with .xls and .xlsx Excel files for .xlsx files it can: list the names of all sheet names parameterised to extract the specified sheet
https://the.exa.website/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exa_(command-line_utility) pros: … (lots, that’s why I started installing and using it all around me) cons: I can easily ignore backup files ending in a ~ (AKA “tilde”), but if I do want to see them, that’s difficult – “ls –ignore-backups” ignores backup files, if run on a directory, but it shows them, when… Continue reading Unix …: “exa” – a modern replacement for “ls”
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48721344/how-can-i-read-a-file-from-last-line-to-first-line-in-shell https://www.man7.org/linux/man-pages/man1/tac.1.html – cat vs tac $ perl -e ‘print reverse <>’ Input_file There are also solutions in awk and sed – read the stackoverflow article for those solutions!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getent https://manpages.debian.org/unstable/manpages/getent.1.en.html The getent command displays entries from databases supported by the Name Service Switch libraries, which are configured in /etc/nsswitch.conf. If one or more key arguments are provided, then only the entries that match the supplied keys will be displayed. Otherwise, if no key is provided, all entries will be displayed (unless the database does not support enumeration). My DS713+ (Intel… Continue reading getent – “get entries from administrative database”
https://metacpan.org/pod/Unicode::Tussle : Tom’s Unicode Scripts So Life is Easier https://github.com/briandfoy/Unicode-Tussle https://github.com/briandfoy/Unicode-Tussle/blob/master/script/rename – I am using this one quite frequently
http://psmisc.sourceforge.net/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pstree I failed compiling the PSmisc package on OS X 10.10 AKA Yosemite. Maybe I wasn’t patient enough. If I had a running Fink system these days, I wouldn’t even bother installing PSmisc resp. pstree myself. But my Fink system broke little after upgrading to Yosemite.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/logtail-v3/ this logtail can handle large files and log rolls