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Multiple variable assignments from command output in BASH
No command substitution but subshell redirection

Get a regular updated list of zombies
Shows all those processes; useful when building some massively forking script that could lead to zombies when you don't have your waitpid()'s done just right.

Create a bunch of dummy files for testing
Sometimes I need to create a directory of files to operate on to test out some commandlinefu I am cooking up. The main thing is the range ({1..N}) expansion.

Copy one file to multiple files
Copies file.org to file.copy1 ... file.copyn

Prettify an XML file
Generated XML files often are poorly formatted. Use this command to properly indent and normalize the file in-place.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

ISO info
Get details about an ISO image , without burning it or mounting it .

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

Create a directory and go inside it
$_ expands to the last argument of the last command that was executed

Twitpic upload and Tweet


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