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Return threads count of a process
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OSX: Hear pronunciation of a word
I often use this command to learn pronunciation of unfamiliar words.

create random numbers within range for conjob usage
if you need to install cron jobs in a given time range.

Create sqlite db and store image
Creates a simple sqlite db (img.db) inserts /tmp/Q.jpg on base64 an recorvers it as /tmp/W.jpg

Generate map of your hardware

(Debian/Ubuntu) Discover what package a file belongs to
Works similar to dpkg -S, but uses the locatedb and is thus inarguably a lot faster - if the locatedb is current.

list files recursively by size

convert single digit to double digits
works only in zsh, requires autoload zmv

Delete all non-printing characters from a file
tr has some predefined sets of characters that are more convenient to use than characters codes

Print a date from 3 days ago
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