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Set a Reminder for yourself via the notification system
This will be seen through your system's visual notification system, notify-osd, notification-daemon, etc. --- sleep accepts s,m,h,d and floats (date; sleep .25m; date) --- notify-send (-t is in milliseconds && -u low / normal / critical) man notify-send for more information --- notification-daemon can use b/i/u/a HTML

Sort files in folders alphabetically
Creates one letter folders in the current directory and moves files with corresponding initial in the folder.

echo unicode characters

Merge *.pdf files
Merge all pdf files in the directory into one pdf file (the out.pdf file)

Redefine the cd command's behavior
Often, the very next command after the cd command is 'ls', so why not combine them?. Tested on a Red Hat derivative and Mac OS X Leopard Update: changed ${1:-$HOME} to "${@:-$HOME}" to accomodate directories with spaces in the names

Adding Prefix to File name
Good old bracket expansion :-) For large numbers of files, "rename" will spare you the for-loop, or the find/exec...

Continuously show wifi signal strength on a mac
The closer to zero the better.Credit to TheSeb on macrumors: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1289884

Netcat Relay
This is an example of using 3 hosts, in a netcat relay. first host connects to middle host 1 -> 2 Second hosts redirects to target host 1 -> 2 -> 3 I hope this makes sense.

Find the package that installed a command

Print today's date in ISO format without calling an external command (bash 4)


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