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2012-07-26 14:33:24
User: mesuutt
2

You can use commands that executed on first console from new opened second console.

Sometimes it be very useful :)

tar -cvzf home_backup.tar.gz --exclude={.*,Downloads} /home/<user>
2012-07-24 12:16:33
User: mesuutt
Functions: tar
4

If you want to exclude only one file or directory you should use as --exclude=file_or_directory

watch -n 1 "do foo"
2012-07-11 13:42:26
User: mesuutt
Functions: watch
11

Short method of "while x=0; do foo ; sleep 1 ; done"

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 du -h | sort -hr | head
parted /dev/sda print
2012-06-05 09:11:06
User: mesuutt
5

See size of partitions as human readable and get extra informations about hdd and partitions

dd if=/dev/cdrom of=~/cdimage.iso
sed -i 's/\r//' <filename>
su -c "!!"
2012-02-21 15:38:30
User: mesuutt
Functions: su
3

Same as `sudo !!`. If you do not have permission to be sudo or sudo does not installed on your system, you can use this.

find . -iname '*.conf' | xargs grep "searh string" -sl