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See your current RAM frequency

list files recursively by size

Find and list users who talk like "lolcats"
Greps IRC logs for phrases and lists users who said them.

flush memcached via netcat

scp a good script from host A which has no public access to host C, but with a hop by host B
middlehost allows ssh access from where you are but not securehost. Use nice ssh piping to simulate scp through A => B => C setting up the shell function if left as an exercise for the reader. ;-) Agent forwarding should avoid password typing.

convert flac to mp3
if you haven't already done so, install lame and flac: sudo apt-get install lame flac

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

Verify/edit bash history command before executing it
Bash history commands are those that begin with the character ! (eg. the most popular 'sudo !!' Explained here => http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/13). By default bash immediately executes the history command. Setting this shell option will make bash first allow you to verify/edit an history command before executing it. To set this option permanently, put this command in ~/.profile or ~/.bashrc file. To unset this option issue following command. $shopt -u histverify

Get your external IP address ( 10 characters long )
Shortest url to a external IP-service, 10 characters.

Cleanly manage tempfiles in scripts
Cleanly create tempfiles using mktemp and remove them using traps instead of removing them in the end of the script. This way, you make sure the tempfiles are removed properly even if the script is killed or interrupted. For a user script in KDE4, you can set TMPROOT using : $ TMPROOT=$(kde4-config --path tmp)


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