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Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

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afaik, svn doesn't have a good, scriptable way of telling you these two basic pieces of information.

Find all dot files and directories

Find the modified time (mtime) for a file

Watch movies in your terminal
requires mplayer

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Reset hosed terminal,
stty sane resets the tty to basic usable function. The ^J is a newline -- sometimes CR/LF interpretation is broken so use the ^J explicitly.

Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video
Sometimes you only want to linsten the audio while output the video will be a waste of CPU resource and an annoying window. With option -vo null, you will enjoy the audio!

All IP connected to my host
find all computer connected to my host through TCP connection.

Print CPU load in percent
Faster then all other commands here at cmdlinefu with the same purpose.


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