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shell function to make gnu info act like man.
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list block devices
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Trace python statement execution and syscalls invoked during that simultaneously

easily find megabyte eating files or directories

Show git log beautifully
Only show a short of important information inline ( include branch info ), and color this log tree.

exec chmod to subfiles
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which program is this port belongs to ?
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Get listening ports on a localhost
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