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Get rid from a blank display without reboot
Killall5 will kill your session and redirect to login screen. -Very useful when suffering display problems. -Can use F1-F6 -Need to login in the particular console if not already

complete extraction of a debian-package
extracts the debian-package $debfile to $extractdir, including all packaging-information. to repack the package, just type: $dpkg-deb -b $extractdir

Count items in JSON array
Pipe any JSON to jq, then count with the appropiate expression and use the | length on the array

Get My Public IP Address

Echo the latest commands from commandlinefu on the console
Self-referential use of wget.

Quickly generate an MD5 hash for a text string using OpenSSL
Thanks to OpenSSL, you can quickly and easily generate MD5 hashes for your passwords. Alternative (thanks to linuxrawkstar and atoponce): $ echo -n 'text to be encrypted' | md5sum - Note that the above method does not utlise OpenSSL.

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

Make vim open in tabs by default (save to .profile)
I always add this to my .profile rc so I can do things like: "vim *.c" and the files are opened in tabs.

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

Zip each file in a directory individually with the original file name
This will list the files in a directory, then zip each one with the original filename individually. video1.wmv -> video1.zip video2.wmv -> video2.zip This was for zipping up large amounts of video files for upload on a Windows machine.


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