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Remove color codes (special characters) with sed
Removes ANSI color and end of line codes to the [{attr1};...;{attrn}m format.

Salvage a borked terminal
This works in some situations where 'reset' and the other alternatives don't.

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

Create a zip archive excluding all SVN folders

Fast, built-in pipe-based data sink
This is shorter and actually much faster than >/dev/null (see sample output for timings) Plus, it looks like a disappointed face emoticon.

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
Create a progress dialog with custom title and text using zenity.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Substitute spaces in filename with underscore
Substitute spaces in filename with underscore, it work on the first space encountered.

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.

Replace spaces in a file with hyphens


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