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Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename
Nicely display permissions in octal format and filename for a given directory

Place the argument of the most recent command on the shell
This works if your terminal is in Vi mode

"hidden" remote shell
opens a "hidden" remote shell (login will not appear in "last" for example). This is not really hidden, because the login will be shown in auth.log and the process is visible anyways. ssh -T = Disable pseudo-tty allocation. bash -i = interactive shell

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

find sparse files
Prints the path/filename and sparseness of any sparse files (files that use less actual space than their total size because the filesystem treats large blocks of 00 bytes efficiently).

Get your external IP address ( 10 characters long )
Shortest url to a external IP-service, 10 characters.

Emptying a text file in one shot
Within vi allow to empty a text file in one shot

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


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