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Remove text from file1 which is in file2 and stores it in an other file
This command compares file2 with file1 and removes the lines that are in file1 from file2. Handy if you have a file where file1 was the origional and you want to remove the origional data from your file2.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

split a multi-page PDF into separate files
Simple alternative to the previous submitted one

Mnemonic for `nice` and `renice` command
This is just a phrase I use to help me remember which way is what when using nice (top, renice, etc.), and not a command, (unless you really want this in your .bash_history to help remind you.) I was using the command `man nice ` way too much just to look up which way is what. This saves 9 keystrokes every time I remember it. Make sure you downvote me if you think mnemonics sux. Otherwise I hope this helps someone else.

Jump to a song in your XMMS2 playlist, based on song title/artist
Usage: Declare this function in your Shell, then use it like this: $> jumpTo foo The script will search for the 'foo' pattern in your current xmms2 playlist (artist or songname), and play the first occurence of it !

Check availability of Websites based on HTTP_CODE

Check apache config syntax and restart or edit the file
Checks the apache configuration syntax, if is OK then restart the service otherwise opens the configuration file with VIM on the line where the configuration fails.

Extract public key from private
This will extract the public key that is stored in the private key using openssl.

Generate an XKCD #936 style 4 word passphrase (fast)
Some snippets posted are slow on big dictionaries, this one is fast.

Find dead symbolic links
-L tells find to follow symbolic links, so -type l will only return links it can't follow (i.e., those that are broken).


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