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Are the two lines anagrams?
This is just a slight alternative that wraps all of #7917 in a function that can be executed

diff the same file in two directories.
This is useful when you're diffing two files of the same name in radically different directory trees. For example: Set $ path1='/some/long/convoluted/path/to/all/of/your/source/from/a/long/dead/machine' then $ path2='/local/version/of/same/file' then run the command. Much easier on the eyes when you're looking back across your command history, especially if you're doing the same diff over and over again.

Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version
Another way of do it in debian like distros, don't know if works for others

Mute speakers after an hour
Mutes the speakers after an hour, in case you fall asleep watching a video...

use mplayer to watch Apple Movie Trailer instead of quicktime player
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/ just copy the .mov link and use mplayer to stream

Short Information about loaded kernel modules

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

Use tee + process substitution to split STDOUT to multiple commands
Using process substitution, we can 'trick' tee into sending a command's STDOUT to an arbitrary number of commands. The last command (command4) in this example will get its input from the pipe.

find system's indianness

Create a listing of all possible permissions and their octal representation.


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