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This is not actually a command, it's just a keyboard shortchut. But a very useful one.

Get all these commands in a text file with description.
I tried out on my Mac, jot to generate sequence ( 0,25,50,..), you can use 'seq' if it is linux to generate numbers, need curl installed on the machine, then it rocks. @Satya

calculate md5 sums for every file in a directory tree
an alternative

start a vnc server session to connect to a gdm login screen

Get notified when a job you run in a terminal is done, using NotifyOSD
This is an alias you can add to your .bashrc file to get notified when a job you run in a terminal is done. example of use sleep 20; alert Source:http://www.webupd8.org/2010/07/get-notified-when-job-you-run-in.html

Find dead symbolic links

Save a file you edited in vim without the needed permissions
Calls sudo tee like all the other lines, but also automatically reloads the file. Optionally you can add command Wq :execute ':W' | :q and command WQ :Wq to make quitting easier

Rename files in batch

Creates Solaris alternate boot environment on another zpool.
PS: 'lustatus' gives the list of all alternate boot environments.

Delete Last Line of a File if it is Blank
Use sed to remove the last line of a file only if it is empty.


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