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Comment current line
This should work with different locales. Another post reports

Direct auto-complete in bash
Direct auto-complete in bash

for newbies, how to get one line info about all /bin programs
Get simple description on each file from /bin dir, in list form, usefull for newbies.

List folders containing only PNGs

Colorize svn stat
Use color escape sequences and sed to colorize the output of svn stat -u. Colors: http://www.faqs.org/docs/abs/HTML/colorizing.html svn stat characters: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn-book.html#svn.ref.svn.c.status GNU Extensions for Escapes in Regular Expressions: http://www.gnu.org/software/sed/manual/html_node/Escapes.html

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Move files around local filesystem with tar without wasting space using an intermediate tarball.

validate the syntax of a perl-compatible regular expression
Place the regular expression you want to validate between the forward slashes in the eval block.

list files recursively by size

Submit command & rewrite orginal command
Similar to entering a command, but will not erase the command from the command line. Basically a shortcut from entering command, then pushing the up arrow key.


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