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hanukkah colored bash prompt
blue and yellow colored bash prompt for a Hanukkah celebration on your box

Speed up launch of liferea
If you use liferea frequently, you will see obvious speedup after you executed this command.

Display GCC Predefined Macros

Base conversions with bc
Easily convert numbers to their representations in different bases. Passing "ibase=16; obase=8; F2A" to bc will convert F2A (3882 in decimal) from Hex to Octal, and so on.

Dump dvd from a different machine onto this one.
You can use this to directly dump from machine A (with dvd drive) to machine B (without dvd drive) . I used this to copy dvd using my friend's machine to my netbook. Above command is to be issued on machine B. Advantages : 1) No wasting time dumping first to machine A and then copying to Machine B. 2) You dont need to use space on Machine A. In fact, this will work even when Machine A doesnt have enough hdd space to dump the DVD. Use -C ssh option on slow networks (enables compression). you can replace "dd if=/dev/dvd" with any ripping command as long as it spews the iso to stdout.

find distro name / release version

create thumbnail of pdf

Find the package that installed a command

Rename file to same name plus datestamp of last modification.
Note that the -i will not help in a script. Proper error checking is required.

log your PC's motherboard and CPU temperature along with the current date
Uses the data in the /proc system, provided by the acpid, to find out the CPU temperature. Can be run on systems without lm-sensors installed as well.


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