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ping as traceroute
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Install Restricted Multimedia Codecs in Ubuntu 14.04
Install the unrestricted version of libavcodec . It will keep away from any issues or missing codecs in video editors or transcoders. Install unrestricted version of libavcodec by the command.

Tail a log file with long lines truncated
This truncates any lines longer than 80 characters. Also useful for looking at different parts of the line, e.g. cut -b 50-100 shows columns 50 through 100.

Remove git branches that do not have a remote tracking branch anymore

Exclude grep from your grepped output of ps (alias included in description)
Surround the first letter of what you are grepping with square brackets and you won't have to spawn a second instance of grep -v. You could also use an alias like this (albeit with sed): alias psgrep='ps aux | grep $(echo $1 | sed "s/^\(.\)/[\1]/g")'

Generate Random Text based on Length

history autocompletion with arrow keys
This will enable the possibility to navigate in the history of the command you type with the arrow keys, example "na" and the arrow will give all command starting by na in the history.You can add these lines to your .bashrc (without &&) to use that in your default terminal.

Finds all files from / on down over specified size.
Very useful for finding all files over a specified size, such as out of control log files chewing up all available disk space. Fedora Core x specific version.

Extract tar content without leading parent directory
If archive has leading directory level same as archive name and you want to strip it, this command is for you.


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