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pimp text output e.g. "Linux rocks!" to look nice

Restrict the use of dmesg for current user/session
Linux offers an interesting option to restrict the use of dmesg. It is available via /proc/sys/kernel/dmesg_restrict. You can check the status with: $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/dmesg_restrict Alternatively you can use sysctl: $ sudo sysctl -w kernel.dmesg_restrict=1 To make your change persistent across reboot, edit a fille in /etc/sysctl.d/.

add all files not under version control to repository
checks which files are not under version control, fetches the names and runs them through "svn add". WARNING: doesn't work with white spaces.

Remove duplicate lines whilst keeping empty lines and order
Remove duplicate lines whilst keeping order and empty lines

list files recursively by size

Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
Create a progress dialog with custom title and text using zenity.

View webcam output using mplayer
View webcam output using mplayer, with correct fps and outfmt settings according to my webcam model.

Clone perms and owner group from one file to another
Copy both perms and owner group from one file to another.

use wget to check if a remote file exists


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