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Load file into RAM (cache) for faster accessing for repeated usage
Best result when file size less than half of RAM size

Arch Linux sort installed packages by size
This one-liner will output installed packages sorted by size in Kilobytes.

Text message on wallpaper
Display some text on the wallpaper especially warning messages

Get file access control list

Create Solid Archive (best compression) with 7z
Creates a solid archive with the highest possible compression (Ultra). Advantage of 7z is that it will use all the processor cores to create the archive. (Ok. at least version 9.04 does)

Debug redirects between production reloads
Watches the headers of a curl, following any redirects and printing only the HTTP status and the location of the possible redirects.

Check if your desired password is already available in haveibeenpwnd database. This command uses the API provided by HIBP

Get information about memory modules
To take information about the characteristics of the installed memory modules.

Open the last file you edited in Vim.

Add 10 random unrated songs to xmms2 playlist
If you're like me and want to keep all your music rated, and you use xmms2, you might like this command. I takes 10 random songs from your xmms2 library that don't have any rating, and adds them to your current playlist. You can then rate them in another xmms2 client that supports rating (I like kuechenstation). I'm pretty sure there's a better way to do the grep ... | sed ... part, probably with awk, but I don't know awk, so I'd welcome any suggestions.


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