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Find file containing namespace in a directory of jar files.
You could subsitute javax.servlet for any namespace you need.

Remove \r (carriage return) in a file

Auto Get Missing Launchpad Keys
You can choose these mirror servers to get gpg keys, if the official one ever goes offline keyserver.ubuntu.com pool.sks-keyservers.net subkeys.pgp.net pgp.mit.edu keys.nayr.net keys.gnupg.net wwwkeys.en.pgp.net #(replace with your country code fr, en, de,etc)

grep for minus (-) sign
Use flag "--" to stop switch parsing

find which lines in a file are longer than N characters
Filter out lines of input that contain 72, or fewer, characters. This uses bash only. ${#i} is the number of characters in variable i.

Save a file you edited in vim without the needed permissions
I often forget to sudo before editing a file I don't have write permissions on. When you come to save that file and get the infamous "E212: Can't open file for writing", just issue that vim command in order to save the file without the need to save it to a temp file and then copy it back again.

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Display GCC Predefined Macros

history autocompletion with arrow keys
This will enable the possibility to navigate in the history of the command you type with the arrow keys, example "na" and the arrow will give all command starting by na in the history.You can add these lines to your .bashrc (without &&) to use that in your default terminal.

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"


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