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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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Prior to working on/modifying a file, use the 'install -m' command which can both copy files, create directories, and set their permissions at the same time. Useful when you are working in the public_html folder and need to keep the cp'd file hidden.
Rainbow Stream is a smart and nice Twitter client on terminal.
Almost everything you can do with a GUI application can be done, even viewing an image.
- Tab-autocomplete, history browsing
- Beautiful built-in themes and custom configuration support
- Tweet's images directly on your terminal.
Install the unrestricted version of libavcodec . It will keep away from any issues or missing codecs in video editors or transcoders. Install unrestricted version of libavcodec by the command.
Install php-tidy Module / Extension
This is the best way to fix this issue on OS X. If you don't have homebrew installed, now is the perfect time to fix that too. ;-)
An alternative to built-in package manager, keep pandoc in sync with upstream releases.
cut log from row 100 to row 150.
Install the Linux kernel headers for currently running kernel version on Debian-based systems via apt-get
Install Ksuperkey one command in Kubuntu.
You must manually add ksuperkey to autostart in System Settings KDE.
Use ZSH instead of bash, typing .. will move you up one directory, without the need to alias it.
You must have the android sdk installed with 'adb' executable on your system. This is just a way to loop over files in a folder using 'find' to locate and install android apps.
Python virtual environment creation.
Work only with bash and apt-file installed.
When it found an unknow command, it will search for a file named "scribus" (in my example), in a folder named bin and then install the corresponding package.
After installation, it will run the command.
Usefull juste after reinstalling linux and missing lot of package.
This is the first version of the Sublime Text 2 packaging so there might be bugs.