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Plot frequency distribution of words from files on a terminal.
Uses the dumb terminal option in gnuplot to plot a graph of frequencies. In this case, we are looking at a frequency analysis of words in all of the .c files.

Detect Language of a string
Usage: $ detectlanguage Example: $ detectlanguage hola

Watch the progress of 'dd'
Only slightly different than previous commands. The benefit is that your "watch" should die when the dd command has completed. (Of course this would depend on /proc being available)

drop first column of output by piping to this

Retry the previous command until it exits successfully

Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Usage: say hello world how are you today

print contents of file from line 1 until we match regex
Start printing the contents of filename to stdout, until a matching line to regex is found, then stop.

Make directory including intermediate directories
This will create the intermediate directories that do not exist. I did not know about this for a long time.

Print trending topics on Twitter

Limit the cpu usage of a process
Similar to `cpulimit`, although `prlimit` can be found shipped with recent util-linux. Example: limit CPU consumption to 10% for a math problem which ordinarily takes up 100% CPU: Before: $ bc -l


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