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echo -ne "\033]0;${USER}@${HOSTNAME}: ${PWD}\007"
2009-02-19 14:15:31
User: stinger
Functions: echo
2

above line in .bash_profile will give you window title in putty or terminal client when you login to your remote server

cat /proc/cpuinfo
2009-02-17 14:50:29
User: stinger
Functions: cat
-4

how to get full cpu info of your (linux) box

ls -1 /bin | xargs -l1 whatis 2>/dev/null | grep -v "nothing appropriate"
2009-02-17 14:46:01
User: stinger
Functions: grep ls whatis xargs
4

Get simple description on each file from /bin dir, in list form, usefull for newbies.

for FILE in $(ls); do [COMMAND]; done
2009-02-17 14:42:46
User: stinger
-4

# Small for loop, that can list files in dir, and after that executes

# [COMMAND] of your choice, usefull for example rename, move, tar etc..

# change cmd's for different results :)