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to see about php configure
see about php install configure

Shell function to exit script with error in exit status and print optional message to stderr
USAGE: die ERRNUM [MESSAGE]

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Get CPU thermal data on MacOS

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

Find and copy scattered mp3 files into one directory
This command copies all filenames in the current dir and subdirs that end in .mp3 regardless of case (also matches .MP3 .mP3 and .Mp3) It copies all the files to the "mp3" folder in your home directory. If you want to see the files that are beeing copied, replace "cp {}" with "cp -v {}"

convert from hexidecimal or octal to decimal
Bash can accept '0x' and '0' notation for hexidecimal and octal numbers, so you just have to output the values.

Gentoo: Get the size of all installed packets, sorted
On a Gentoo system, this command will tell you which packets you have installed and sort them by how much space they consume. Good for finding out space-hogs when tidying up disk space.

disassemble binary shellcode
The options -b binary and -m are needed for disassembling raw machine code when it is not part of a full binary executable with proper headers.


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