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Suspend an ssh session.
This must be typed before any other characters have been entered on the line. Use fg, as usual, to resume the ssh session.

Alternative for basename using grep to extract file name
Here's a bash version.

creeate file named after actual date
Create a file with actual date as filename

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

put all lines in comment where de word DEBUG is found

Delete all flash cookies.
Maybe you want first check which files will be deleted: $ find $HOME -name '*.sol' -exec echo rm {} \;

Cleanup debian/ubuntu package configurations
Sometimes, simpler is better.

sends your internal IP by email
This is useful if you have need to do port forwarding and your router doesn't assign static IPs, you can add it to a script in a cron job that checks if you IP as recently changed or with a trigger script. This was tested on Mac OSX.

Find all plain text files that do not contain STRING


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