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Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

Diff two directories by finding and comparing the md5 checksums of their contents.
Compares the md5 checksums of the contents of two directories, outputting the checksum and filename where any files differ. Shows only the file name, not the full path.

sum numbers in the file (or stdin)
add integers from the stdin and print out the result usually, cat /tmp/file | echo $(($(tr '\n' '+')0))

ls not pattern
Hides some entries from listing.

Getting information about model no. of computer
This command gives a model information of a computer. Also useful in determining the host is a VM machine or actual physical machine.

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.

RDP through SSH tunnel
This command will: 1. open an SSH tunnel to 2. go to background 3. wait for 10 seconds for the connection 4. during the 10 seconds wait it will localy run 'rdesktop' to connect to the remote host through the created SSH tunnel. Password-less log in can be achieved (when server allows it) by adding '-p ' to the 'rdesktop' command

Change timestamp on a file
-a for access time, -m for modification time, -c do not create any files, -t timestamp

count total number of lines of ruby code
Adapted from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1358540/how-to-count-all-the-lines-of-code-in-a-directory-recursively#answer-1359246

draw line separator (using knoppix5 idea)


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