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Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

setup a tunnel from destination machine port 80 to localhost 2001, via a second (hub) machine.
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Work out last months numerical value.

Record your desktop
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Repeat a command until stopped
In this case it runs the command 'curl localhost:3000/site/sha' waiting the amount of time in sleep, ie: 1 second between runs, appending each run to the console. This works well for any command where the output is less than your line width This is unlike watch, because watch always clears the display.

Generate a random password 30 characters long

Quickly generate an MD5 hash for a text string using OpenSSL

See a full list of compiler defined symbols
From http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2001/01/msg00971.html .

Display all readline binding that use CTRL
Useful for getting to know the available keyboard shortcuts.


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