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Grep by paragraph instead of by line.
This is a command that I find myself using all the time. It works like regular grep, but returns the paragraph containing the search pattern instead of just the line. It operates on files or standard input. $ grepp or $ | grepp

Merge some PDF files into a single one

Display error pages in report format
This command will return a full list of Error 404 pages in the given access log. The following variables have been given to awk Hostname ($2), ERROR Code ($9), Missing Item ($7), Referrer ($11) You can then send this into a file (>> /path/to/file), which you can open with OpenOffice as a CSV

Generate MD5 hash for a string

Show exit status of all portions of a piped command eg. ls |this_doesn't_exist |wc

Show exit status of all portions of a piped command eg. ls |this_doesn't_exist |wc

for loop with leading zero in bash 3

Copy stdin to your X11 buffer
Have you ever had to scp a file to your work machine in order to copy its contents to a mail? xclip can help you with that. It copies its stdin to the X11 buffer, so all you have to do is middle-click to paste the content of that looong file :)

Find the package that installed a command

Get My Public IP Address


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