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Copy the text from the 3rd line to the 9th line into a new file with VI

Generate a shortened URL with is.gd
Check the API. You shouldn't need sed. The print-newline at the end is to prevent zsh from inserting a % after the end-of-output. Also works with http://v.gd

check open ports without netstat or lsof

sync svn working copy and remote repository (auto adding new files)
Lists the local files that are not present in the remote repository (lines beginning with ?) and add them.

Find the package that installed a command

Search for a string inside all files in the current directory
ack seeks for , list all found files and display everything in nice colors. Look for it in http://betterthangrep.com/

create a temporary file in a command line call
Sometimes you have a script that needs and inputfile for execution. If you don't want to create one because it may contain only one line you can use the `

copy paste multiple binary files
Useful when you have multiple files or binary files that you need to transfer to a different host and scp or the like is unavailable. To unpack on the destination host copy paste output using the opposite order: openssl enc -d -base64 | gunzip | tar -x Terminate openssl input using ^d Note: gzip is outside of tar because using -z in tar produces lots of extra padding.

Close a hanging ssh session
~ is the ssh control character. If you type it after a newline, you can example force close the ssh session. , ~, then . If you want more info, type ~? when you are connecting using ssh. Very useful to kill of any hanging ssh sessions when nothing else works.

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


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