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Create the directoty recursively

Marks all manually installed deb packages as automatically installed.
An alternative without aptitude.

Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version

Comparison between the execution output of the last and penultimate command
Useful for checking if there are differences between last and penultimate command.

send DD a signal to print its progress
Sends the "USR1" signal every 1 second (-n 1) to a process called exactly "dd". The signal in some systems can be INFO or SIGINFO ... look at the signals list in: man kill

Count the number of characters in each line

Generate hash( of some types) from string
No need to install yet another program when openssl is already installed. :-)

Show sorted list of files with sizes more than 1MB in the current dir
Taken from here: http://linsovet.com/directory-usage-size-sorted-list

list files recursively by size

Print all lines between two line numbers
This command uses awk(1) to print all lines between two known line numbers in a file. Useful for seeing output in a log file, where the line numbers are known. The above command will print all lines between, and including, lines 3 and 6.


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