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GREP a PDF file.
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Alias for lazy tmux create/reattach

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

Sprunge.us - CLI alternative to PasteBin.com
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Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
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Clear current session history (bash)

Update program providing a functionality on Debian
On Debian systems, choose which command provides java. Works for all alternatives listed in /etc/alternatives.

oneliner to transfer a directory using ssh and tar
this will tar/send/untrar a whole directory.

HourGlass
Displays an animated hourglass for x amount of seconds


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