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Insert an element into xml
This inserts an element as last child under /breakfast_menu/food in simple.xml. xml used - http://www.w3schools.com/xml/simple.xml

Iterate through current directory + all subs for C++ header files and rank by # of comments
This shows you which files are most in need of commenting (one line of output per file)

Check if *hardware* is 32bit or 64bit
CPU flags: rm --> 16-bit processor (real mode) tm --> 32-bit processor (? mode) lm --> 64-bit processor (long mode)

Delete files older than..
This command will delete files i a given path (/dir_name) , which older than given time in days (-mtime +5 will delete files older than five days.

View a man page on a nice interface
A great way of viewing some man page while using gnome.

This will take the last two commands from bash_history and open your editor with the commands on separated lines

Capture video of a linux desktop
This is identical to the original command, but allows you to specify an offset if you have multiple monitors. In this case you'll record a 1366x768 window that's offset by 1366 pixels in the x axis and 0 pixels in the y axis. Note also that the -sameq option has been replaced by -qscale - at least in ffmpeg version 1.2.1 on Fedora 19.

Display unique values of a column
Find the unique values of a column utilizing awk. Credits goes to here (posted by "era"): http://www.unix.com/shell-programming-scripting/77138-awk-print-distinct-col-values.html

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

Generate an XKCD #936 style 4 word password
4 random words are better than one obfuscated word http://xkcd.com/936/


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