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Open a manpage in the default (graphical) web browser
An easy alias for opening a manpage, nicely HTML formatted, in your set internet browser. If you get a "command exited with status 3" error you need to install groff.

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

List all files modified by a command
This lists all files modified after calling some command using a temporal anchor.

Edit the /etc/sudoers config file the right way.
'visudo' is installed by default on most Unix-like systems. If not installed, you can get it from the 'sudo' package. 'visudo' will use the text editor found in your $EDITOR variable, whether it's vi, vim, emacs, nano or gedit. After making changes to the /etc/sudoers file, visudo will check for syntax errors, and notify you of them. This is better than 'vi /etc/sudoers', because of this capability. Rule #1 of system administration- if there is a tool that exists for editing config files, use the tool.

Get last sleep time on a Mac

Kill all processes belonging to a single user.

Extract IPv4 addressess from file

Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
src: http://tinyapps.org/weblog/nix/200907090700_linux_cal_print_multiple_years.html

Start COMMAND, and kill it if still running after 5 seconds

video thumbnail gallery
thumbnail gallery of video using totem


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