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backup directory. (for bash)

output list of modifications for an svn revision
url can be a working copy or url to a svn repository, revision is any valid revision number for that branch.

OSX: Hear pronunciation of a word
I often use this command to learn pronunciation of unfamiliar words.

Create a PNG screenshot of Rigol Ultravision scopes attached per LAN
Scope should have the Rigol Ultravision Technology otherwise it won't accept the command. ImageMagic is required. Scope sends a 1.1M BMP file and converted to PNG it's only 18-20K

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Find and delete oldest file of specific types in directory tree
This works on my ubuntu/debian machines. I suspect other distros need some tweaking of sort and cut. I am sure someone could provide a shorter/faster version.

Creates Solaris alternate boot environment on another zpool.
PS: 'lustatus' gives the list of all alternate boot environments.

Determine the version of a specific package with RPM
In this case, I'm getting the package version for 'redhat-release', but of course, this can be applied to any package installed on the filesystem. This is very handy in scripts that need to determine just the version of the package, without the package name and all the sed and grep hackery to get to the data you want. To find out all the support format strings that 'rpm --qf' supports: $ rpm --querytags

Rename files in batch

ignore hidden directory in bash completion (e.g. .svn)
add it in ~/.bashrc install bash-completion


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