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Create a 5 MB blank file
Useful for testing purposes

Trick find -exec option to execute alias
An alias cannot be executed as command in a find -exec line. This form will trick the command line and let you do the job.

Sprunge.us - CLI alternative to PasteBin.com
NAME sprunge: command line pastebin: SYNOPSIS | curl -F 'sprunge=

Measures download speed on eth0

Find the package that installed a command

Ext3 format Terabytes in Seconds

Display IP adress of the given interface in a most portable and reliable way. That should works on many platforms.
Thanks to comment if that works or not... If you have already typed that snippet or you know you already have IO::Interface::Simple perl module, you can type only the last command : $ perl -e 'use IO::Interface::Simple; my $ip=IO::Interface::Simple->new($ARGV[0]); print $ip->address,$/;' ( The first perl command will install the module if it's not there already... )

Output sound when your computer is downloading something
Outputs pseudo-random sounds to speakers (stereo mode because of -c 2) when there are any kind of network activity.

AWK command to extract log files between dates

Unpack .tgz File On Linux
With -a you don't care about file type (bz2, gzip, etc.)


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