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Give all those pictures the same name format, trailing zeros please for the right order, offset to merge different collections of pictures
When you have different digital cameras, different people, friends and you want to merge all those pictures together, then you get files with same names or files with 3 and 4 digit numbers etc. The result is a mess if you copy it together into one directory. But if you can add an offset to the picture number and set the number of leading zeros in the file name's number then you can manage. OFFS != 0 and LZ the same as the files currently have is not supported. Or left as an exercise, hoho ;) I love NF="${NF/#+(0)/}",it looks like a magic bash spell.

Load your [git-controlled] working files into the vi arglist.
Branch name may be substituted, of course.

highlight with grep and still output file contents

Alias for getting OpenPGP keys for Launchpad PPAs on Ubuntu
Makes it easy to add keys to new ppa sources entries in apt sources.list Now to add the key for the chromium-daily ppa: $ launchpadkey 4E5E17B5

Show (only) list of files changed by commit
Lists ONLY the files changed by the given HASH/HEAD/list of hashes, etc. The message, commit ID, author, etc. is not included

32 bits or 64 bits?
Easy and direct way to find this out.

Copy a directory recursively without data/files

How to copy CD/DVD into hard disk (.iso)
A dear friend of mine asked me how do I copy a DVD to your hard drive? If you want to make a copy of the ISO image that was burned to a CD or DVD, insert that medium into your CD/DVD drive and (assuming /dev/cdrom is associated with your computer?s CD drive) type the following command

a function to find the fastest free DNS server
Uses GNU Parallel.

Check disk I/O


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