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List recorded formular fields of Firefox
When you fill a formular with Firefox, you see things you entered in previous formulars with same field names. This command list everything Firefox has registered. Using a "delete from", you can remove anoying Google queries, for example ;-)

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get the ascii number with bash builtin printf

remote diff with side-by-side ordering.
more information: man sdiff

search user defined function in c language

Run the last command as root
this command also can run the last command as root what's more, sudo !-2 can run the second last command as root , and so on

extract plain text from MS Word docx files
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A video capture command which can be assigned to a keyboard shortcut.
A video capture command which can be assigned to a keyboard shortcut.

Create a tar of directory structure only
The original suggestion did not work for me, when operating on folders located on an external mount (ie other than the root device) in Ubuntu. A variation using xargs does the trick.


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