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To have only unique lines in a file

Speed up launch of liferea
If you use liferea frequently, you will see obvious speedup after you executed this command.

Print a row of 50 hyphens
This feels more intuitive to me.

ASCII webcam live stream video using mplayer
Mplayer starts a webcam capture using ASCII art. Only mplayer required

Decode base64-encoded file in one line of Perl
Another option is openssl.

Backup all MySQL Databases to individual files
Backs up all databases, excluding test, mysql, performance_schema, information_schema. Requires parallel to work, install parallel on Ubuntu by running: sudo aptitude install parallel

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

Look for English words in /dev/urandom
* to get the English dictionary: wget http://www.mavi1.org/web_security/wordlists/webster-dictionary.txt

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

Get the 10 biggest files/folders for the current direcotry


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