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Get your external IP address ( 10 characters long )
Shortest url to a external IP-service, 10 characters.

Watch a movie in linux without the X windows system.

Update program providing java on Debian
Lets you set all the java alternatives at once to a matching version. Also has options for just changing the jre or the plugin.

Use a regex as a field separator awk

Watch movies in your terminal
requires mplayer

Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory
I used this to copy all PDFs recursively to a selected dir

Display GCC Predefined Macros

Brute force discover
Show the number of failed tries of login per account. If the user does not exist it is marked with *.

Clean the /boot directory
On Fedora clean the boot directory; erase older kernel

encrypt whole line with ROT13 in vim


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