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

set desktop background to highest-rated image from Reddit /r/wallpapers
You'll need "feh" to set the background from the commandline. Install with "apt-get install feh" Thanks to the Redditors on this thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/bira4/is_there_a_linux_version_of_this_preferably_a/

Connect to google talk through ssh by setting your IM client to use the localhost 5432 port
If your firewall or proxy at your location prevents connection to a particular host or port, you can use ssh to tunnel to your home server and do it there instead.

Hardlink all identical files in the current directory (regain some disk space)
Meaning of switches (see man page too): v verbose p ignore mode (permissions) o ignore owner, group t ignore time of modification Disadvantage: If you modify any linked file, this will propagate to all other files which occupy the same space.

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

Display the standard deviation of a column of numbers with awk
This will calculate a running standard deviation in one pass and should never have the possibility for overflow that can happen with other implementations. I suppose there is a potential for underflow in the corner case where the deltas are small or the values themselves are small.

Simulate typing but with mistakes
The output will show jerk, then wonderful person since echo parses the \b character.

Filter IP's in apache access logs based on use
Show's per IP of how many requests they did to the Apache webserver

cpu and memory usage top 10 under Linux
The original version gives an error, here is the correct output

directory size with subdirectories, sorted list


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