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show each new entry in system messages as a popup
It willl popup a message for each new entry in /var/log/messages found on the notify-send howto page on ubuntuforums.org. Posted here only because it is one of the favourites of mine.

display emerge.log date in a human friendly way
gentoo only or gentoo-like linux distributions.

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

Replace spaces in filenames with underscores
I realize there's a few of these out there, but none exactly in this form, which seems the cleanest to me

ensure your ssh tunnel will always be up (add in crontab)
I find it ugly & sexy at the same time isn't it ?

List all symbolic links in current directory
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Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Restrict the use of dmesg for current user/session
Linux offers an interesting option to restrict the use of dmesg. It is available via /proc/sys/kernel/dmesg_restrict. You can check the status with: $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/dmesg_restrict Alternatively you can use sysctl: $ sudo sysctl -w kernel.dmesg_restrict=1 To make your change persistent across reboot, edit a fille in /etc/sysctl.d/.

Get line number of all matches in a file

Show directories
Show only the subdirectories in the current directory. In the example above, /lib has 135 files and directories. With this command, the 9 dirs jump out.


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