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find .txt files inside a directory and replace every occurrance of a word inside them via sed

Lists all files and directories with modified time newer than a given date
This is great for looking for files that have been updated recently. Logs especially or monitoring what files were added during an install.

display the hover text of the most recent xkcd
I look at xkcd in my news reader, but it displays the image's title attribute only for a few seconds which makes reading the longer ones more challenging. So I use this to display it in my console.

add a ip address to a network device
Allows to add more than one ip address to one network device.

burn a isofile to cd or dvd
cdrecord must be installed. usefull alias: $alias burniso='cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrom' now iso burning is like. $burniso image.iso

remove all spaces from all files in current folder

SED - Substitute string in next line
source: http://sed.sourceforge.net/sed1line.txt

Isolate file name from full path/find output
Quick method of isolating filenames from a full path using expansion. Much quicker than using "basename"

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

Open files in a split windowed Vim
-o acts like :spit. Use -O (capital o) for side-by-side like :vsplit. Use vim -d or vimdiff if you need a diff(1) comparison. To split gnu Screen instead of vim, use ^A S for horizontal, ^A | for vertical.


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