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find your release version of your ubuntu / debian distro

Check general system error on AIX
Check general system error on AIX

Use tagged vlans
Great for sysadmins! Don't forget to pass the vlan to your port in a manageable switch. After vconfig, you should use $sudo ifconfig eth0.[VID] up Now the interface is up, you can use dhclient or ifconfig again to get an ip address.

List available upgrades from apt (package names only)
Usefull if you only want to see the package names, or if you want to use them in a script.

List available upgrades from apt (package names only)
Usefull if you only want to see the package names, or if you want to use them in a script.

Show apps that use internet connection at the moment.
This corrects duplicate output from the previous command.

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.

use SHIFT + ALT to toggle between two keyboard layouts
change the last two-character abbreviation to any layout abbreviation you want. This command will only run in the current session, add to your ~/.bashrc to make this permanent.

recurisvely md5 all files in a tree
Found this little gem here: http://info.michael-simons.eu/2008/10/25/recursively-md5sum-all-files-in-a-directory-tree/


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