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Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Usage: say hello world how are you today

Find how far nested you are in subshells

Create a new file

mplayer webcam window for screencasts
When recording screencast some people like to have the image from their webcam, so the can show something, that can't be seen on the desktop. So starting mplayer with these parameters you will have a window with no frames, borders whatsoever, and selecting the window a hitting the "F" key you will bring it in fullscreen. if you want to position the frame somewhere else, you could play with the --geomeptry option where 100%:100% mean bottom right corner. The HEIGHT and WIDTH can't be changed as you like, since the most webcams support specified dimensions, so you would have to play with it to see what is supported

Recompress all .gz files in current directory using bzip2 running 1 job per CPU core in parallel

Copy your ssh public key to a server from a machine that doesn't have ssh-copy-id
This one is a bit more robust -- the remote machine may not have an .ssh directory, and it may not have an authorized_keys file, but if it does already, and you want to replace your ssh public key for some reason, this will work in that case as well, without duplicating the entry.

To create files with specific permission:

change dinosaur poop into gold
if firefox is running the database is locked, so you need to copy the places.sqlite file temporarily somewhere to be able to query it...

Get information on your graphics card on linux (such as graphics memory size)
Loop is needed if you have more then one card.

Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
print multiple increasing years using cal - calendar -. You can also try $seq Start Increment End


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