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Create a nifty overview of the hardware in your computer
After the command is done, open the html file in a browser

View all new log messages in real time with color

Google URL shortener
use curl and sed to shorten an url via goo.gl

Run a command that has been aliased without the alias
Most distributions alias cp to 'cp -i', which means when you attempt to copy into a directory that already contains the file, cp will prompt to overwrite. A great default to have, but when you mean to overwrite thousands of files, you don't want to sit there hitting [y] then [enter] thousands of times. Enter the backslash. It runs the command unaliased, so as in the example, cp will happily overwrite existing files much in the way mv works.

Clone all repos from a user with lynx
https://wuseman.github.io/wcloner/

Get MX records for a domain

Copy the text from the 3rd line to the 9th line into a new file with VI

Display laptop battery information

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"

Find the package that installed a command


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