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List all installed PERL modules by CPAN
This command will give you the detailed information about the installed perl modules i.e. installed path, Link type, version, files etc.

Remove specific versions of old kernels (Ubuntu/Debian)
If, for example, you want to remove all kernels and headers but the last three versions, you can't use one of that magic all-in-one "remove old stuff" commands. With this simple but elegant command you can remove a range of versions, or a list of versions with e.g. {14,16,20}.

Find all dot files and directories

draw honeycomb
$ tput setaf 1 && tput rev && seq -ws "___|" 81|fold -69|tr "0-9" "_" && tput sgr0 $ $ # (brick wall)

Find dead symbolic links

ASCII webcam live stream video using mplayer
Mplayer starts a webcam capture using ASCII art. Only mplayer required

Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Usage examples: say hello say "hello world" say hello+world

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Awk one-liner that sorts a css file by selector

Decrypt passwords from Google Chrome and Chromium.
Read this before you down voting and comment that it is not working -> Wont work on latest versions ~75> since database file is locked and has to be decrypted. This is useful if you have an old hdd with a chrome installation and want to decrypt your old passwords fast.


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