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Execute a command with a timeout

find and delete empty directories recursively
this will show the names of the deleted directories, and will delete directories that only no files, only empty directories.

Remove blank lines

Inverted cowsay
It's quite fun to invert text using "flip.pl" (ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2078323 ). Slightly more challenging is to flip a whole "cowsay". :-)

Find the package that installed a command

Find where a kind of file is stored
In this case searches for where .desktop files are stored. The resulted is a sorted list of the top directories containing such files.

LVM2 Reduce
Just the commands for the lvreduce I keep forgetting.

Salvage a borked terminal
Also works in places where reset does not.

drop first column of output by piping to this

tail -f a log file over ssh into growl


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