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Open a manpage in the default (graphical) web browser
An easy alias for opening a manpage, nicely HTML formatted, in your set internet browser. If you get a "command exited with status 3" error you need to install groff.

find files ignoring .svn and its decendents

Get all these commands in a text file with description.
I tried out on my Mac, jot to generate sequence ( 0,25,50,..), you can use 'seq' if it is linux to generate numbers, need curl installed on the machine, then it rocks. @Satya

copy partition table from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb

Suspend to ram
No need to be root to do that. Relies on UPower (previously known as DeviceKit-Power).

Watch and cat the last file to enter a directory
Great for watching things like Maildir's or any other queue directory.

Outputs a 10-digit random number

list files recursively by size

Mapreduce style processing
parallel can be installed on your central node and can be used to run a command multiple times. In this example, multiple ssh connections are used to run commands. (-j is the number of jobs to run at the same time). The result can then be piped to commands to perform the "reduce" stage. (sort then uniq in this example). This example assumes "keyless ssh login" has been set up between the central node and all machines in the cluster. bashreduce may also do what you want.

Rename files in batch


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