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View Processeses like a fu, fu
Shows a less detailed output, made only of the process tree and their pids.

currently mounted filesystems in nice layout
Particularly useful if you're mounting different drives, using the following command will allow you to see all the filesystems currently mounted on your computer and their respective specs with the added benefit of nice formatting.

show hidden chars in vi

Find recursively, from current directory down, files and directories whose names contain single or multiple whitespaces and replace each such occurrence with a single underscore.
Note the g for global in the perl expression; without it, only the first occurrence in the name would be replaced.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Remove executable bit from all files in the current directory recursively, excluding other directories
Useful if you have copied files from an OS without a permission structure (for example, DOS) and you need to disable all executable files but want to be able to descend into your directories.

Get current Xorg resolution via xrandr
Not sure if it works the same on any shell.

underscore to camelCase

Play musical notes from octave of middle C
Are there any creative pieces of music that can be created using beep and the shell? I'd love to hear it!

Encode a file to MPEG4 format
Encode video.avi into newvideo.avi using the libav codec to produce an MPEG4 file with a bitrate of 800


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