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Find duplicate UID in /etc/passwd
You can use only awk

Generate random passwords (from which you may select "memorable" ones)
See: "man pwgen" for full details. Some Linux distros may not have pwgen included in the base distribution so you maye have to install it (eg in Mandriva Linux: "urpmi pwgen").

list files recursively by size

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

VIM: Go back to the last place you were in a document
You're perhaps editing a line, or reading a certain line of code, you use page up and down or move through the file and now you wish to return to the last position the cursor was at. '' will get you there.

Find the package that installed a command

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revert a committed change in SVN
This command can be used to revert a particular changeset in the local copy. I find this useful because I frequently import files into the wrong directory. After the import it says "Committed revision 123" or similar. to revert this change in the working copy do: svn merge -c -123 . (don't forget the .) and then commit.

Compare two files side-by-side
I found out about this from Unix Power Tools, and thought it was pretty useful. Use the -w option to change the width of the output, and the -s option to suppress lines that are the same in both files.


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