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add the result of a command into vi
':r!ls -l' results in listing the files in the current directory and paste it into vi

check the status of 'dd' in progress (OS X)
"killall -USR1 dd" does not work in OS X for me. However, sending INFO instead of USR1 works.

List every file that has ever existed in a git repository
What was the name of that module we wrote and deleted about 3 months ago? windowing-something? $ git log --all --pretty=format:" " --name-only | sort -u | grep -i window

ignore .DS_Store forever in GIT
With a couple of little commands, you?ll be able to ignore the .DS_Store files forever from your git repositories on mac! The following command will add the .gitignore file to the git configuration git config --global core.excludesfile ~/.gitignore then, the following, will add the .DS_Store to the list echo .DS_Store >> ~/.gitignore

Number of files in a SVN Repository
Number of files in a SVN Repository This command will output the total number of files in a SVN Repository.

save date and time for each command in history
Date-time format: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

Introduction to user commands
Tested on debian and ubuntu. Translations could be useless, so "LANG=C man intro" is a better alternative.

5 Which Aliases
5 helpful aliases for using the which utility, specifically for the GNU which (2.16 tested) that is included in coreutils. Which is run first for a command. Same as type builtin minus verbosity $ alias which='{ command alias; command declare -f; } | command which --read-functions --read-alias' Which (a)lias $ alias whicha='command alias | command which --read-alias' Which (f)unction $ alias whichf='command declare -f | command which --read-functions' Which e(x)ecutable file in PATH $ alias whichx='command which' Which (all) alias, function, builtin, and files in PATH $ alias whichall='{ command alias; command declare -f; } | command which --read-functions --read-alias -a' # From my .bash_profile http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html

Synthesize text as speech
The Festival Speech Synthesis System converts text into sound. Or: links -dump http://youfavoritewebsite.com | festival --tts

list files recursively by size


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