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Tells you where a command is in your $PATH, but also wether it's a link and to what.
You may also use the $(which foo) variant instead of backticks. I personnaly have an alias ll='ls -l'.

Sort content of a directory including hidden files.
This command sorts the content including hidden files in human readable format of the current directory.

Show how old your linux OS installtion is
..not guaranteed to always be accurate but fun to see how old you Linux installation is based on the root partitions file system creation date.

iso to USB with dd and show progress status

Smart renaming
Use 'mmv' for mass renames. The globbing syntax is intuitive.

Empty a file

A simple command to toggle mute with pulseaudio (any sink)
0 can also be replaced by the source name, e.g. alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-stereo

Find the package that installed a command

Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

Generate White Noise
This command will generate white noise through your speakers (assuming you have sound enabled). It's good for staying focused, privacy, coping with tinnitus, etc. I use it to test that the sound works.


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