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Prevent shell autologout
Unset TMOUT or set it to 0 in order to prevent shell autologout. TMOUT is the number of seconds after which the present shell will be killed if it has been idle for that long.

Clear mistyped passwords from password prompt
Type ^u at password prompt to clear a mistyped password.

Quickly re-execute a recent command in bash
! will expand to the last time you ran , options and all. It's a nicer alternative to ^R for simple cases, and it's quite helpful for those long commands you run every now and then and haven't made aliases or functions for. It's similar to command 3966, in some sense.

Find out what package some command belongs to (on RPM systems)
Replace 'more' command with any command which is in your PATH.

Convert an existing Git repo to a bare repo
If you want to turn a Git repo into the origin that folks can push to, you should make it a bare repository. See: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2199897/git-convert-normal-to-bare-repository

Mac Sleep Timer
Schedule your Mac to sleep at any future time. Also wake, poweron, shutdown, wakeorpoweron. Or repeating with $ sudo pmset repeat wakeorpoweron MTWRFSU 7:00:00 Query with $ pmset -g sched Lots more at http://www.macenterprise.org/articles/powermanagementandschedulingviathecommandline

Show battery infomations for OS X 10.5.x

Calculate sum of N numbers (Thanks to flatcap)

Transfer Entire recursive from one host to another. Only copies files that are newer or do not exist
From opposite host To copy remote to local rsync -aE -e "ssh -pPortnumber" [email protected]:directory target_dir

Clone or rescue a block device
If you use the logfile feature of ddrescue, the data is rescued very efficiently (only the needed blocks are read). Also you can interrupt the rescue at any time and resume it later at the same point. http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/ddrescue.html


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