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Preserve colors when piping tree to less

Print the 10 deepest directory paths

Create a quick back-up copy of a file
Uses shell expansion to create a back-up called file.txt.bak

Remove blank lines

Find artist and title of a music cd, UPC code given (first result only)
I like curl better than wget, I just think that curl -s is a lot simpler than wget ... see I forget what you even have to do to get wget to pipe it's output Anyway, all in one sed command as "requested"

Binary clock
Fun idea! This one adds seconds and keeps running on the same line. Perl's probably cheating though. :)

switch case of a text file

Show a prettified list of nearby wireless APs

Creating ISO Images from CDs/DVDs
create an iso from your cd/dvd-rom device . You need to umount /dev/cdrom before using the cli

send raw data (hex written)using UDP to an IP and port
Use it to send raw data to a networked device. Used to interact with relay controller board whose documentation is lost, so use wireshark to sniff the sent data and replayed using the command.


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