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Adding formatting to an xml document for easier reading
This will indent the input to be more readable. Warnings and messages are not send to STDOUT so you can just use a pipe to create the formatted outputfile, like: $ tidy -i -xml in.xml > out.xml

swap the java version being used
You have openjdk and sun java installed. Many of your java plugins will not work properly. Something called IcedTea (the java web plugin) keeps crashing. Run this and select sun java to use sun java.

list with full path
List the full path of some files. You can add ".*" on the end if you want to display hidden files.

Recursivly search current directory for files larger than 100MB

Send an http HEAD request w/curl

Find the package that installed a command

find out how much space are occuipied by files smaller than 1024K (sic) - improved
The original didn't use -print0 which fails on weird file names eg with spaces. The original parsed the output of 'ls -l' which is always a bad idea.

shutdown pc in 4 hours without needing to keep terminal open / user logged in.
This way, you can specify how many hours in which you want your machine to shut down.

Skip over .svn directories when using the "find" command.
The "find" command can be annoying when used inside of a Subversion (or CVS) working directory. Obviously, you can combine this with other predicates and commands to create a more elaborate pipeline: $ find /var/svn -type f -not \( -name .svn -prune \) -print0 | xargs -0 md5sum Note: You can use my "dont-go-there.sh" script to wrap the "find" command and do this automatically at http://forwardlateral.com/blog/2006/02/27/dont-go-there/

Copy ssh keys to user@host to enable password-less ssh logins.
Alternative for machines without ssh-copy-id


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