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Hear the mice moving
Beeps on mouse's every move. Bear in mind that, at least on Ubuntu, /dev/input/mice can be read only by root.

Prevent shell autologout
Unset TMOUT or set it to 0 in order to prevent shell autologout. TMOUT is the number of seconds after which the present shell will be killed if it has been idle for that long.

Stream system sounds over rtmp
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Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice
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Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
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Convert all Flac in a directory to Mp3 using maximum quality variable bitrate

checking space availabe on all /proc/mounts points (using Nagios check_disk)
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