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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.

Convert encoding of given files from one encoding to another

Put a console clock in top right corner
Gives not only date but also some interesting status about the System

Find the package that installed a command

Cleanup Docker
# Delete all containers docker rm $(docker ps -a -q) # Delete all images docker rmi $(docker images -q)

grep certain file types recursively
-exec works better and faster then using a pipe

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Rename files in batch

list directories only


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