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Target a specific column for pattern substitution
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ThePirateBay.org torrent search
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pid of manually selecting window

Random Futurama quote
Random Futurama quote from http://cubemonkey.net/quotes/. Change the quote= to change the quote source.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Get absolut path to your bash-script
Another way of doing it that's a bit clearer. I'm a fan of readable code.

Find the package that installed a command

delete files containing matching text
-r recursively -Z zero byte after each file name instead of the usual newline -l only filenames

Run a long job and notify me when it's finished
You will need libnotify-bin for this to work: $ sudo aptitude install libnotify-bin


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