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Remove embedded fonts from a pdf.
It's sometimes useful to strip the embedded fonts from a pdf, for importing into something like Inkscape. Be warned, this will increase the size of a pdf substantially. I tried this with only gs writing with -sDEVICE=pdfwrite but it doesn't seem to work, so I just pipe postscript output to ps2pdf for the same effect.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Mute xterm
Disable the annoying beep in xterm

bash auto-complete your screen sessions
this bash command sets it so that when you type "screen ", it searches your running screens, and present valid auto-complete choices. The output is . Note: You must have programmable completion enabled. Check with "shopt progcomp", set with "shopt -s progcomp"

vim insert current filename
insert filename Normal mode: "%p Insert mode: %

scroll file one line at a time (w/only UNIX base utilities)
usage examples ls largedir |rd lynx -dump largewebsite.com |rd rd < largelogfile

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.

Figure out what shell you're running

List only directories, one per line
omit the 1 (one) if you don't need one-per-line

list files recursively by size


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