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Note: 1) Replace 'wonder' with any word you looking the meaning for in the above example 2) Need to install these packages: wordnet & wordnet-base (latter should be automatically installed because of dependency) 3) Combined size of packages is about 30MB on my old ubuntu system (I find it worth it)

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Quick syntax highlighting with multiple output formats
You can specify various output formats, theme styles, etc. $ python -m pygments -o source.png source.py $ python -m pygments -o source.rtf source.py Check available output formats, styles, etc.: $ python -m pygments -L Find pygments module here: http://pygments.org/

Show recent earthquakes in Bay Area
To see only earthquakes for today, add another pipe to egrep "`date '+%Y/%m/%d'`"

Propagate a directory to another and create symlink to content
Lndir create from source directory to destination directory a full symlink tree of all contents of source directory, really useful for propagate changes from a directory to another.

Find the package that installed a command

Slow down the screen output of a command
(example above is the 'ls' command with reduced output speed)

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

Getting the ip address of eth0

Add existing user to a group


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