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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.

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

Cleanup debian/ubuntu package configurations
Sometimes, simpler is better.

vim as a pager - similar to less command but with color
use vim like less command pager but with color highlighting = pretty :p also u can use /usr/share/vim/vim73/macros/less.sh

Grep colorized
Highlights the search pattern in red.

find all writable (by user) files in a directory tree (use 4 for readable, 1 for executable)

copy string to clipboard
Copy the current path. Use -selection clipboard to copy the string to clipboard.

histogram of file size

More precise BASH debugging

Print only the odd lines of a file
NR%2 == 1 on odd lines and 0 on even lines


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