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Using parcellite, indents the content of the clipboard manager
This command takes the content of a Parcellite-managed clipboard manager and add one level of indentation to it. It may be useful to indent a block of code which will enter inside another, already indented one but I use it mostly to indent code I will post in Stack Overflow questions and answers.

Do some learning...
I like it sorted... 2> /dev/null was also needless, since our pipes already select stdin, only.

A "Web 2.0" domain name generator and look for register availability
You would need pwgen installed first, on ubuntu you can get it by apt-get $ sudo apt-get install pwgen

Rename all .jpeg and .JPG files to .jpg

add all files not under version control to repository
This should handle whitespaces well and will not get confused if your filenames have "?" in them

print code 3-up and syntax-highlighted for easy beach-time study
This is the setup I'm using for my largest project. It gives 357 lines per page (per side), which makes it fairly easy to carry around a significant amount of code on a few sheets of paper. Try it. (I stick to the 80 column convention in my coding. For wider code, you'll have to adjust this.)

watch process stack, sampled at 1s intervals
This command repeatedly gets the specified process' stack using pstack (which is an insanely clever and tiny wrapper for gdb) and displays it fullscreen. Since it updates every second, you rapidly get an idea of where your program is stuck or spending time. The 'tac' is used to make the output grow down, which makes it less jumpy. If the output is too big for your screen, you can always leave the 'tac' off to see the inner calls. (Or, better yet--get a bigger screen.) Caveats: Won't work with stripped binaries and probably not well with threads, but you don't want to strip your binaries or use threads anyway.

Using json.tool from the shell to validate and pretty-print

Erase to factory a pendrive, disk or memory card, and watch the progress

backup all your commandlinefu.com favourites to a plaintext file
Usage: clfavs username password num_favourite_commands file_in_which_to_backup


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