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Count the number of deleted files
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Change Gnome wallpaper
You can use this in a script which rotates wallpapers from a directory at each login.

execute your commands hiding secret bits from history records
$ wget --user=username --password="$password" http://example.org/ Instead of hiding commands entirely from history, I prefer to use "read" to put the password into a variable, and then use that variable in the commands instead of the password. Without the "-e" and "-s" it should work in any bourne-type shell, but the -s is what makes sure the password doesn't get echoed to the screen at all. (-e makes editing work a bit better)

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Diff two directories by finding and comparing the md5 checksums of their contents.
Compares the md5 checksums of the contents of two directories, outputting the checksum and filename where any files differ. Shows only the file name, not the full path.

ANSI Terminal Color Test using python
Pre-packaged python script that comes with Debian/Ubuntu.

Change prompt to MS-DOS one (joke)

what model of computer I'm using?


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