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List Threads by Pid along with Thread Start Time
This command will list all threads started by a particular pid along with the start time of each thread. This is very valuable when diagnosing thread leaks.

Find if $b is in $a in bash
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See a full list of compiler defined symbols
From http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2001/01/msg00971.html .

Compute the average number of KB per file for each dir
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Recursively grep for string and format output for vi(m)
This is a big time saver for me. I often grep source code and need to edit the findings. A single highlight of the mouse and middle mouse click (in gnome terminal) and I'm editing the exact line I just found. The color highlighting helps interpret the data.

Print a great grey scale demo !
Seen here: http://www.pixelbeat.org/docs/terminal_colours/

See most used commands
It will return a ranked list of your most commonly-entered commands using your command history

Read a keypress without echoing it
This shell snippet reads a single keypress from stdin and stores it in the $KEY variable. You do NOT have to press the enter key! The key is NOT echoed to stdout! This is useful for implementing simple text menus in scripts and similar things.

Remote control for Rhythmbox on an Ubuntu Media PC
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Run netcat to server files of current folder


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