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print indepth hardware info
wanna know something about your hardware? how about EVERYTHING?? then this should do ya well

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

Find 'foo' string inside files

guitar synthesizer in one line of C
outputs a f=220Hz guitar string sound (fifth string A) needs ALSA

Watch YouTube and other Flash videos via mplayer (or whatever)
Many sites with Flash video players will download video files to /tmp on Linux, with temporary filenames like "FlashbGTHm4". These will often play in mplayer, totem, or other movie playing software. You must first navigate to a video page, let it start loading, and then pause playback.

Start vim without initialization
This will skip all initializations. Especially useful when your ~/.vimrc has something wrong.

Schedule a script or command in x num hours, silently run in the background even if logged out
This is helpful for shell scripts, I use it in my custom php install script to schedule to delete the build files in 3 hours, as the php install script is completely automated and is made to run slow. Does require at, which some environments without crontab still do have. You can add as many commands to the at you want. Here's how I delete them in case the script gets killed. (trapped) atq |awk '{print $1}'|xargs -iJ atrm J &>/dev/null

find and delete empty dirs, start in current working dir

Capitalize the first letter of every word

Quick plotting of a function
The arguments of "seq" indicate the starting value, step size, and the end value of the x-range. "awk" outputs (x, f(x)) pairs and pipes them to "graph", which is part of the "plotutils" package.


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