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Get a qrcode for a given string

Set OS X X11 to use installed Mathematica fonts

output length of longest line
If your wc does not have the -L option, you can use awk.

ssh autocomplete based on ~/.ssh/config
I sue this in my .bashrc file This will also do auto-completion for scp and sftp

Clone current directory into /destination verbosely
Copy every file from current directory to destination preserving modification time.

Email yourself a short note
I created this so I could send myself an email alert when a long-running job was finished, e.g., $ my_long_job.exe ; quickemail my_long_job.exe has finished

Create a new file

Find the package a command belongs to on debian-based distros
Advanced revision to the command 8776 . This revision follows symbolic links. The quotation-marks surrounding $(which $1) allows for graceful handling of errors ( ie. readlink does not complain incase 'which' command generates (null) output)

Get a shell with a not available account

Create commands to download all of your Google docs
Create commands to download all of your Google docs to the current directory.


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