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ssh: change directory while connecting
Useful to create an alias that sends you right in the directory you want : alias server-etc="ssh -t server 'cd /etc && $SHELL'"

Add forgotten changes to the last git commit
It's pretty common to forgot to commit a files, be it a modification, or a brand new file. If you did forget something, git add the files you want, and then git commit --amend. It will essentially redo the last commit, with the changes you just added. It seeds the commit message with the last commit message by default. You probably shouldn't do this if you've already pushed the commit.

quickly backup or copy a file with bash
less symbols, tab completion. including # export SIMPLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX="_`date +%F`" in your .bashrc provides you to easily timestamp your files

Show latest changed files

rotate the compiz cube via command line
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Get the number of days in a given month and year

list files recursively by size

start a vnc server session to connect to a gdm login screen

Join lines
awk version of 7210. Slightly longer, but expanding it to catch blank lines is easier: $ awk 'BEGIN{RS="\0"}{gsub(/\n+/,"");print}' file.txt

Add SVN keywords property to all PHP and Javascript files


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