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Cleanup debian/ubuntu package configurations
Sometimes, simpler is better.

Show a curses based menu selector
Not so much handy by itself, but very nice in shell scripts. This makes you a handy ncurses based checklist. Much like terminal installers, just use the arrow keys and hit 'Space' to adjust the selections. Returns all selected tags as strings, with no newline at the end. So, your output will be something like: "one" "two" "three" "four" "etc" For those who prefer bash expansion over gratuitious typing: $ whiptail --checklist "Simple checkbox menu" 12 35 3 $(echo {one,two,three,four}" '' 0"} ) Things to note: The height must includes the outer border and padding: add 7 to however many items you want to show up at the same time. If the status is 1, it will be selected by default. anything else, will be deselected.

Find pages returning 404 errors in apache logs
Finds the top ten pages returning an http response code of 404 in an apache log.

Print out a man page
man -t manpagename gives a postscript version of said man page. You then pipe it to ls, and assuming you have cups set up, it prints in your default printer.

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Cleanup firefox's database.
For Mac OS X users only

Show 'Hardware path'-style tree of all devices in Linux

list files by testing the ownership
Alternative to mnikhil's ls/awk solution

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

print all except first collumn


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