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Backup a file with a date-time stamp
Appends the input file with the date format YYYY-MM-DD.bak. Also runs silently if you remove the -v on the cp at the end of the function.

Remove all subversion files from a project recursively
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Prints line numbers
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Find last reboot time
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Watch how fast the files in a drive are being deleted
This can be useful when a large remove operation is taking place.

Create a temporary file
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Find usb device
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Reinstall a Synology NAS without loosing any data from commandline.
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Single words from Amazon Kindle 3 notes
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