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Kill a process by its partial name (BSD/Mac)
This kills Activity Monitor

Find the package that installed a command

Resolution of a image
You can use the -format switch to get the size of the image. Replace "logo:" with your image.

erase content from a cdrw

display a smiling smiley if the command succeeded and a sad smiley if the command failed
you could save the code between if and fi to a shell script named smiley.sh with the first argument as and then do a smiley.sh to see if the command succeeded. a bit needless but who cares ;)

Find all files that have nasty names
Get a list of file names that may cause problems (eg being served on a webserver, typing a URL on a mobile, etc)

Run a file system check on your next boot.
The empty file /forcefsck causes the file system check fsck to be run next time you boot up, after which it will be removed. This works too: $sudo >/forcefsck

JSON processing with Python
Validates and pretty-prints the content fetched from the URL.

HourGlass
Displays an animated hourglass for x amount of seconds

Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename
Since the original command (#1873) didn't work on FreeBSD whose stat lacks the "-c" switch, I wrote an alternative that does. This command shows also the fourth digit of octal format permissions which yields the sticky bit information.


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