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Force an fsck on reboot
Force an fsck on reboot. Useful on a system where / has mounted read-only because of file system issues.

Remove all but one specific file

Remove lines that contain a specific pattern($1) from file($2).
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analyze traffic remotely over ssh w/ wireshark
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Puts every word from a file into a new line
Simply translates whitespace to newlines. Could be enhanced to compress out extra newlines, but that might be better handled in the next tool down the pipe, with eg uniq(1).

Start a terminal with three open tabs
If you launch gnome-terminal manually, you can start with three open tabs

convert doc to pdf
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To find the LDAP clients connected to LDAP service running on Solaris

Rename files in batch

Test disk I/O
Especially useful to gauge the performance of a VPS.


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