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Print just line 4 from a textfile
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Run CPU benchmark from command line
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How many Linux and Windows devices are on your network?
Shows how many Windows and Linux devices are on your network. May add support for others, but that's all that are on my network right now.

Install Linux Kernel Headers on Debian-based systems
Install the Linux kernel headers for currently running kernel version on Debian-based systems via apt-get

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Number of .... indicate how far down to cd
Use dots to cd down directories instead of having to remember all of the pesky back slashes! Better yet, works on even and odd number of dots! Now, just estimate how far down you want to traverse.

Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Sends a string to google tranlator, which converts it to English speech. It's possible to create a nice script to do the job for us, such as #!/bin'bash curl -A "Mozilla" "http://translate.google.com/translate_tts?tl=en&q=$1" > /tmp/speak.mp3 mplayer /tmp/speak.mp3

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

Using the urxvt terminal daemon
- for .xsession use - Advantages of running a urxvt daemon include faster creation time for terminal windows and a lot of saved memory. You can start new terminals as childs of urxvtd by typing urxvtc. Another advantage is, that background jobs are always owned by the urxvtd and will survive as long the daemon is running.


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