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Remove all zero size files from current directory (not recursive)
works only in zsh

Show a notify popup in Gnome that expires in specified time and does not leave an icon in notifications tray
Tested in Gnome 3.4

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Quick and Temporary Named Commands
* Add comment with # in your command * Later you can search that command on that comment with CTRL+R In the title command, you could search it later by invoking the command search tool by first typing CTRL+R and then typing "revert"

rapidshare download script in 200 characters

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Extract multiple tar files at once in zsh
tar doesn't support wildcard for unpacking (so you can't use tar -xf *.tar) and it's shorter and simpler than for i in *.tar;do tar -xf $i;done (or even 'for i in *.tar;tar -xf $i' in case of zsh) -i says tar not to stop after first file (EOF)

Remove a line from a file using sed (useful for updating known SSH server keys when they change)

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

Show errors in the kernel ring buffer
Much more useful then parsing syslog


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