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Get a Bulleted List of SVN Commits By a User for a Specifc Day (Daily Work Log)
* Replace USERNAME with the desired svn username * Replace the first YYYY-MM-DD with the date you want to get the log (this starts at the midnight event that starts this date) * Replace the second YYYY-MM-DD with the date after you want to get the log (this will end the log scan on midnight of the previous day) Example, if I want the log for December 10, 2010, I would put {2010-12-10}:{2010-12-11}

To get the CPU temperature continuously on the desktop
No need for a colon, and one less semicolon too. Also untested.

full path listing in /directory/path/* of javascript files.
file listing in /directory/path/* of specific files such as javascript(js) .

Compress blank lines in VIM
This command will squeeze all consequent blank lines (including those with only space and tab charactes) to one. It will also empty the resulting line (remove the "|s/.*//" part if you don't need that).

burn initial session on a growable DVD using growisofs
replace "directory name to burn on DVD" with actual directory name that you want to copy on DVD

Greets the user appropriately

Buffer in order to avoir mistakes with redirections that empty your files
A common mistake in Bash is to write command-line where there's command a reading a file and whose result is redirected to that file. It can be easily avoided because of : 1) warnings "-bash: file.txt: cannot overwrite existing file" 2) options (often "-i") that let the command directly modify the file but I like to have that small function that does the trick by waiting for the first command to end before trying to write into the file. Lots of things could probably done in a better way, if you know one...

scroll file one line at a time (w/only UNIX base utilities)
usage examples ls largedir |rd lynx -dump largewebsite.com |rd rd < largelogfile

Startup a VPN connection through command line

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


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