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use SHIFT + ALT to toggle between two keyboard layouts
change the last two-character abbreviation to any layout abbreviation you want. This command will only run in the current session, add to your ~/.bashrc to make this permanent.

Remove comments in XML file
In Redhat, xmlstarlet is called just xml which can be found in xmlstarlet RPM.

commandline dictionary
Note: 1) Replace 'wonder' with any word you looking the meaning for in the above example 2) Need to install these packages: wordnet & wordnet-base (latter should be automatically installed because of dependency) 3) Combined size of packages is about 30MB on my old ubuntu system (I find it worth it)

Recursively chmod all dirs to 755 and all files to 644

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

convert a web page into a png
This requires the command-line print extension (see #2861 for more details). I use it to make up complex images with formatted text using CSS and whatnot. It's a lot slicker than imagemagick for certain things. Now imagine using a local webserver with PHP and a database to generate the images. Oh, the possibilities...

Listing only one repository with yum
How to list just one repo with yum. First I disable all repo, second I enable just the repo that I want to list.

HDD Performance Write Test
Test your XFS filesystem and Raptor hard drives for write performance.

Every Nth line position # (AWK)
A better way to show the file lines 3n + 1

Insert the last argument of the previous command
for example if you did a: $ ls -la /bin/ls then $ ls !$ is equivalent to doing a $ ls /bin/ls


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