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Start a game on the discrete GPU (hybrid graphics)
On laptops featuring hybrid graphics and using the free X drivers, the DRI_PRIME variable indicates which GPU to run on. This alias allows to utilize the faster discrete GPU without installing proprietary drivers.

Rename files in batch

List only directories, one per line

Chrome sucks
How much memory is chrome sucking?

Randomize lines (opposite of | sort)
random(6) - random lines from a file or random numbers

Show all usernames and passwords for Plesk email addresses

HDD Performance Write Test
Test your XFS filesystem and Raptor hard drives for write performance.

Find default gateway

Yet Another Rename (bash function)
Implementation of `rename` for systems on which I don't have access to it.

Calculate days on which Friday the 13th occurs (inspired from the work of the user justsomeguy)
Friday is the 5th day of the week, monday is the 1st. Output may be affected by locale.


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