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Remove executable bit from all files in the current directory recursively, excluding other directories
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Convert seconds into minutes and seconds
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Record active input of soundcard to file.wav
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resume scp-filetransfer with rsync
resume a partial scp-filetransfer with rsync

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Get Futurama quotations from slashdot.org servers
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