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Inverted cowsay
It's quite fun to invert text using "flip.pl" (ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2078323 ). Slightly more challenging is to flip a whole "cowsay". :-)

Displays process tree of all running processes
G - uses VT100 line drawing a - shows command line arguments of process p - prints PID of process For other options, man pstree :)

Matrix Style
Same as the cool matrix style command ( http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3652/matrix-style ), except replacing the printed character with randomness. The command mentioned is much faster and thus more true to the matrix. However, mine can be optimized, but I wasted ... i mean spent enough time on it already

Convert flv without re-encoding

Send an http HEAD request w/curl

Change MySQL Pager For Nicer Output

google chart api
http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chs=450x200&cht=p3&chtt=Browser+Usage+on+Wikimedia&chl=IE%2834.2%%29|Firefox%2823.6%%29|Chrome%2820.6%%29|Safari%2811.2%%29|Opera%285.0%%29|Android%281.9%%29|Other%283.5%%29&chd=t:34.2,23.6,20.6,11.2,5.0,1.9,3.5

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

Colorized grep in less
Get your colorized grep output in less(1). This involves two things: forcing grep to output colors even though it's not going to a terminal and telling less to handle those properly.

Extracting a range of pages from a PDF, using GhostScript
In this example we extract pages 14-17


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