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tar+pbzip2 a dir

Numeric zero padding file rename
rename file name with fixed length nomeric format pattern

Print summary of referers with X amount of occurances
This prints a summary of your referers from your logs as long as they occurred a certain number of times (in this case 500). The grep command excludes the terms, I add this in to remove results Im not interested in.

Prepend a text to a file.
Syntax: $ prepend content to add [filename] Uses ed, so no temp files created.

Bulk install
Like 7172, but much easier.

Mute speakers after an hour
Mutes the speakers after an hour, in case you fall asleep watching a video...

redirect stdout and stderr each to separate files and print both to the screen

find builtin in bash v4+
This command will give you the same list of files as "find /etc/ -name '*killall' | xargs ls -l". In a simpler format just do 'ls /etc/**/file'. It uses shell globbing, so it will also work with other commands, like "cp /etc/**/sshd sshd_backup".

Set a Reminder for yourself via the notification system
This will be seen through your system's visual notification system, notify-osd, notification-daemon, etc. --- sleep accepts s,m,h,d and floats (date; sleep .25m; date) --- notify-send (-t is in milliseconds && -u low / normal / critical) man notify-send for more information --- notification-daemon can use b/i/u/a HTML

Convert seconds into minutes and seconds
This is a very simple way to input a large number of seconds and get a more useful value in minutes and seconds.


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