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Want to known what time is it in another part of the world ?
available timezone can be found in /usr/share/zoneinfo. Other examples: $ TZ=Europe/Paris date; TZ=Australia/Sydney date; TZ=America/New_York date this is based on zoneinfo files on macosx. Your mileage my vary on other unix dialects

ssh autocomplete
Stop tormenting the poor animal cat. See http://sial.org/howto/shell/useless-cat/. Edit: replaced $ sort | uniq by $ sort -u

ascii digital clock
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Run a command, store the output in a pastebin on the internet and place the URL on the xclipboard
The URL can then be pasted with a middle click. This is probably useful when trying to explain problems over instant messaging when you don't have some sort of shared desktop.

Create .pdf from .doc
sudo apt-get install wv tetex-extra ghostscript

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

list files recursively by size

Watch how many tcp connections there are per state every two seconds.
slighty shorter

Remove a range of lines from a file
Deletes lines to of a file. You must put the end line first in the range for the curly brace expansion, otherwise it will not work properly.


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