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svn diff colorized
If colordiff utility installed, it is sometimes handy to call this command. Of course, you should create an alias for it. E.g. svndiff.

Updates your no-ip.org account with curl

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Kill google chrome process
This one liner is to kill all google chrome tabs. This works similar to $ killall firefox command which is to kill all firefox processes.

Convert JSON to YAML
Requires installing json2yaml via npm: npm install -g json2yaml (can also pipe from stdin) Ref: https://www.npmjs.com/package/json2yaml

Enter your ssh password one last time
Enter your ssh public key in the remote end for future key-based authentication. Just type your password one last time. The next time you should be able to login with the public key. If you don't have a key, generate one with ssh-keygen. Requires Bourne-compatible shell in the remote end.

Binary search/replace
Replaces A with B in binary file "orig" and saves the result to "new". You must have the hex representations of A & B. Try od: echo -e "A\c" | od -An -x

Search some text from all files inside a directory

Clear filesystem memory cache
Found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=589975

Find out current working directory of a process
This is an alternative to another command using two xargs. If it's a command you know there's only one of, you can just use: $ ls -l /proc/$(pgrep COMMAND)/cwd


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