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Simple top directory usage with du flips for either Linux or base Solaris
No need to type out the full OR clause if you know which OS you're on, but this is easy cut-n-paste or alias to get top ten directories by singleton. To avoid the error output from du -xSk you could always 2>/dev/null but you might miss relevant STDERR.

Show directories in the PATH, one per line
Shorter version.

List of commands you use most often

A random password generator

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Recursively remove all subversion folders

Big Countdown Clock with hours, minutes and seconds
Figlet is easy to find for download on the internet, and works for any text. Quite cool.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Get information about memory modules
To take information about the characteristics of the installed memory modules.

Create A Continuous Yahoo! News Ticker For The Terminal
This creates a permanent stock ticker in the terminal. it has scrolling action and refreshes when each cycle is done to get the latest news.


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