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echo 'alias monitor_off="sleep 1; xset dpms force standby"' >> ~/.bash_aliases ; . ~/.bash_aliases # now monitor_off does what you think
This is a naive way of finding source code comments in source code files that use C-like comments: // and /*...*/
Reads stdin, and outputs each line only once - without sorting ahead of time. This does use more memory than your system's sort utility.
This works by reading in two lines of input, turning each into a list of one-character matches that are sorted and compared.
Nobody wants the boss to notice when you're slacking off. This will fill your shell with random data, parts of it highlighted. Note that 'highlight' is the Perl module App::highlight, not "a universal sourcecode to formatted text converter." You'll also need Term::ANSIColor.