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Convert & rename all filenames to lower case

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Clear terminal Screen
Probably the quickest / easiest way to clear the screen.

print a python-script (or any other code) with syntax-highlighting and no loss of indentation

Binary clock
Like 7171, but fixed typo, uses fewer variables, and even more cryptic!

Find and copy files from subdirectories to the current directory

Ergo browsing 'pacman' queries (Arch)
Alternative1 (grep support): pacman -Ss python | paste - - | grep --color=always -e '/python' | less -R Alternative2 (eye-candy, no grep): pacman --color=always -Ss "python" | paste - - | less -R in ~/.bashrc: pkg-grep() { pacman -Ss "$1" | paste - - | grep --color=always -e "${2:-$1}" | less -R ; } pkg-search() { pacman --color=always -Ss "python" | paste - - | less -R; }

useless load
check your load with top... Start more of these jobs to get an multi-core cpu busy...

Pronounce an English word using Dictionary.com
This one uses dictionary.com


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