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count files by type
displays a list of all file extensions in current directory and how many files there are of each type of extension in ascending order (case insensitive)

lines in file2 that are not in file1

pdfcount: get number of pages in a PDF file

To have only unique lines in a file

find external links in all html files in a directory list
Just a handy way to get all the unique links from inside all the html files inside a directory. Can be handy on scripts etc.

pngcrush all .png files in the directory
Nothing too magical here, just uses pngcrush to losslessly compress all your pngs!

Big Countdown Clock with hours, minutes and seconds
Figlet is easy to find for download on the internet, and works for any text. Quite cool.

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

bulk dl files based on a pattern
-O switch creates local filename same as remote curl [][] -o #1#2 makes local files unique inserting sequence values into #x placeholders sequences can be alpha or numeric e.g [a-z] [1-25]

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