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type partial command, kill this command, check something you forgot, yank the command, resume typing.
Example : $ vim /etc/fstab ## damn $ $ sudo ## like a boss. Example 2 : $ sudo vim /root/bin/ ##uh... autocomplete doesn't work... $ $ sudo ls /root/bin ##ah! that's the name of the file! $ sudo vim /root/bin/ ##resume here! Thanks readline!

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generate a random 10 character password
generate a table with 10 character ambiguous random passwords which include at least one special character in in password

Create multiple mp4 files using avidemux
Convert multiple files using avidemux. Version updated (thanks to the guys who helped me giving me hints about how to improve the command). Works with files whose name contains blank characters. One of the reasons why I love open source: everyone can take something "done" and improve it to make it better! If u have suggestions, please let me know.

Insert a line at the top of a text file without sed or awk or bash loops
Yet another way to add a line at the top a of text file with the help of the tac command (reverse cat).

See entire packet payload using tcpdump.

Delete specific remote 'origin' branch 'gh-pages'

Detect Language of a string
Usage: $ detectlanguage Example: $ detectlanguage hola

Display last exit status of a command
The variable ? contain the last exit status of a command, it can be printed for troubleshooting purpose.


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