More useful shell incantations

ls -ltr

List dir contents in descending order by date modified

zip -Dr /zipsource/stuff

Recursively zip contents of a directory but flatten out paths so all files are at one level in the zip file.

rename 's/.png.+/.png/' *

Rename files based on regex substitution pattern. Note for this you should not use the old rename binary. The perl one is available via Homebrew: brew install rename

curl -O url

Do not change the filename of the downloaded file. I always forget the correct option.