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

Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

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Generate an XKCD #936 style 4 word password
4 random words are better than one obfuscated word http://xkcd.com/936/

Delete Empty Directories
Deletes empty directories and prints an error if directory is not empty.

List the binaries installed by a Debian package
GNU grep's perl-compatible regular expression(PCRE).

Read funny developer comments in the Linux source tree
These are way better than fortune(6).

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

download all the presentations from UTOSC2010
miss a class at UTOSC2010? need a refresher? use this to curl down all the presentations from the UTOSC website. (http://2010.utosc.com) NOTE/WARNING this will dump them in the current directory and there are around 37 and some are big - tested on OSX10.6.1

Get the list of local files that changed since their last upload in an S3 bucket
Can be useful to granulary flush files in a CDN after they've been changed in the S3 bucket.


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