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show lines that appear in both file1 and file2

Get the weather forecast for the next 24 to 48 for your location.
This shell function grabs the weather forecast for the next 24 to 48 hours from weatherunderground.com. Replace <YOURZIPORLOCATION> with your zip code or your "city, state" or "city, country", then calling the function without any arguments returns the weather for that location. Calling the function with a zip code or place name as an argument returns the weather for that location instead of your default. To add a bit of color formatting to the output, use the following instead: $weather(){ curl -s "http://api.wunderground.com/auto/wui/geo/ForecastXML/index.xml?query=${@:-}"|perl -ne '/([^

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

Read choice from user instantaneously
Usage exaple cmd $echo 'Sure to continue ??'; read -n1 choi; if [ "$choi" = 'y' ] || [ "$choi" = 'Y' ]; then echo -e '\nExecuting..'; else echo 'Aborted'; fi

Resolve a list of domain names to IP addresses
Given a file of FQDN, this simple command resolves the IP addresses of those Useful for log files or anything else that outputs domain names.

know the current running shell (the true)
Return the current shell. It is better than print $SHELL which can sometimes return a false value.

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

See most used commands
It will return a ranked list of your most commonly-entered commands using your command history

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


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