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Print just line 4 from a textfile
this method should be the fastest

Uniquely (sort of) color text so you can see changes
Colorify colors input by converting the text to a number and then performing modulo 7 on it. This resulting number is used as the color escape code. This can be used to color the results of commands with complex outputs (like "482279054165371") so if any of the digits change, there's a good chance the color will change too. I say good chance because there's only 7 unique colors here, so assuming you were watching random numbers, there would be a 6/7 chance that the color would change when the number changed. This should really only be used to help quickly identify when things change, but should not be the only thing relied upon to positively assert that an output has not changed.

remove all spaces from all files in current folder

Rename files in batch

list files recursively by size

View internet connection activity in a browser
In addition to generating the current connections, it also opens then in your default browser on gnome.

Removes file with a dash in the beginning of the name

cleanup /tmp directory
Cleans all files in /tmp that have been accessed at least 2 days ago.

Watch the progress of 'dd'
This version was mentioned in the comments. Credits go to flatcap.

Read random news on the internet
sort -R randomize the list. head -n1 takes the first.


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