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Get your outgoing IP address
Instead of opening your browser, googling "whatismyip"... Also useful for scripts. dig can be found in the dnsutils package.

Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Usage examples: say hello say "hello world" say hello+world

Print info about your real user.
To get your effective user: whoami

Delete all but the latest 5 files
yes 6 (tail from 6th line)

100% rollback files to a specific revision

Summarise the size of all files matching a simple regex
Use the find command to match certain files and summarise their total size in KBytes.

A command to post a message and an auto-shortened link to Twitter. The link shortening service is provide by TinyURL.
A command to post a message and an auto-shortened link to Twitter. The link shortening service is provided by TinyURL.

Get DELL Warranty Information from support.dell.com
pretty much the same. I use awk rather than grep and perl. It looks like the URL has been updated. The service tag can also be retrieved via snmp - potential for a for loop over a list of servers. I might have a look into doing an example.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

let the cow suggest some commit messages for you


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