commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again.
Delete that bloated snippets file you've been using and share your personal repository with the world. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.
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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
It happens that sometime you remember that you used a special command short time before and you want to check the command again.
WIth this command you can just put the beginning of a command and then bash will look for you and it will print back safely withou executing
Allow to read password in a script without showing the password inserted by the user
If you need to print some portion of a huge file, let's say you want to print from line 200 to 300, you can use this command to print the line from LINE1 to LINE2 of file FILE.
Within vi allow to empty a text file in one shot