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list the top 15 folders by decreasing size in MB
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Show the key code for keyboard events include the Fn keys
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Mac Sleep Timer
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Query Wikipedia via console over DNS
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cleanup /tmp directory
Cleans all files in /tmp that have been accessed at least 2 days ago.

move up through directories faster (set in your /etc/profile or .bash_profile)
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