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Getting information about model no. of computer
This command gives a model information of a computer. Also useful in determining the host is a VM machine or actual physical machine.

Find the package that installed a command

pimp text output e.g. "Linux rocks!" to look nice

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

subtraction between lines
It's allways strange for me to see sed and awk in the same command line if you can avoid it

Update Ping.fm status
Updates your Ping.fm status and websites supported by ping.fm (like twitter, facebook, and google talk).

Burn an audio CD.
My variation on an audio burning command from commandlinefu - this one doesn't crap out if you want to burn a CD in a directory whose permissions don't allow it, and instead rips everything to /tmp. If you mount your music partition like I do using Samba, you probably don't have write permission inside that file system in order to create the temporary directory other audio burning commands here use. Not a bad idea to add cdrom to your groups, and /bin/eject with visudo.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Get the size of all the directories in current directory (Sorted Human Readable)
as per eightmillion's comment. Simply economical :)

"Pretty print" $PATH, show directories in $PATH, one per line with replacement pattern using shell parameter expansion
Can be used to create path alias. From: https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/bash-aliases-mac-centos-linux-unix.html. #9


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