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Colorful man
That command installs "most" and make this command as the default man reader. The "most" works like "less" (the current man reader), but it render colors for manpages and may do more things. Read "man most". You can see a preview here: http://www.dicas-l.com.br/dicas-l/20090718.php

Watch movies in your terminal
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Changes a User Password via command line without promt
Used to change a password via a winscp faux shell

List all symbolic links in a directory matching a string
Finds all symbolic links in the specified directory which match the specified string pattern. I used this when upgrading from an Apple-supported version of Java 6 (1.6.0_65) to an Oracle-supported version (1.7.0_55) on Mac OS X 10.8.5 to find out which executables were pointing to /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/Current/Commands (Apple version) vs. /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_55.jdk/Contents/Home/bin (Oracle version). However, it appears the current JDK installation script already takes care of modifying the links.

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HDD Performance Write Test
Test your XFS filesystem and Raptor hard drives for write performance.

Show your local ipv4 IP
To show ipv6 instead, use [[ -6 ]] instead of [[ -4 ]] $ip -o -6 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' To show only the IP of a specific interface, in case you get more than one result: $ip -o -4 a s eth0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' $ip -o -4 a s wlan0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}'

Print text string vertically, one character per line.

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

Webcam view with vlc
Quick command to test your webcam. Press 'f' to toggle fullscreen. Can also use 'vlc v4l2://' if you want gui controls. For higher/smoother framerate lower the default resolution: $ cvlc v4l2:// :v4l2-width=320 :v4l2-height=240 &


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