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get a rough estimate about how much disk space is used by all the currently installed debian packages
The vaule is expressed in megabytes

Recover remote tar backup with ssh
Here how to recover the remote backup over ssh

Twit Amarok "now playing" song
Share your "now playing" Amarok song in twitter!

Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

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

Find files with lines that do not match a pattern
This one would be much faster, as it's only one executed command.

Execute a command with the last parameter of a previous command
Suppose that you had change in a directory like /home/user/mycode/code, and now you need to list it, instead of type entire path again, use ls !$ to recall path and list. Useful with many commands, this is only an example. (In this case, same result can be achivied with ls .)

generate iso

List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location
Sorted in human readable format.

List all files in current dir and subdirs sorted by size
or $ tree -ifsF --noreport .|sort -n -k2|grep -v '/$' (rows presenting directory names become hidden)


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