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Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files
Using xargs is better than: $ find /path/to/dir -type f -exec rm \-f {} \; as the -exec switch uses a separate process for each remove. xargs splits the streamed files into more managable subsets so less processes are required.

Get the IP address of a machine. Just the IP, no junk.
Why use many different utilities all piped together, when you only need two?

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

list files recursively by size

Keep track of diff progress
When running a long `diff -r` over folders, this simulates a "verbose" mode where you can see where diff is in the tree. Replace $file with the first part of the path being compared.

Adjust display hardware brightness [dbus way]

Programmatic way to find and set your timezone

Minimize Apps When Middle Clicking on Titlebar
Middle click on titlebar to minimize apps

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

Sort a character string
using perl


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