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Get length of current playlist in xmms2

Run the last command as root
Same as `sudo !!`. If you do not have permission to be sudo or sudo does not installed on your system, you can use this.

Generate list of words and their frequencies in a text file.

Extract your list of blocked images hosts from Firefox database
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find text in a file
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Fix Ubuntu's Broken Sound Server
Ever since the switch to pulseaudio, Ubuntu users including myself have found themselves with no sound intermittently. To fix this, just use this command and restarts firefox or mplayer or whatever.

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"

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Sort a one-per-line list of email address, weeding out duplicates

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.


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