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using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

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Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

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April, 26th. 2006:

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[e] setting xterm title

setting xterm title

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average rating: 1.2 (266 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

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887

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125706

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average rating: 1.7 (86 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

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208

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88549

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average rating: 1.0 (82 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] setting the core dump name schema

setting the core dump name schema

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163305

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average rating: 1.3 (123 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] enable (pdf)latex to process UTF-8 encoded documents when using docbook2pdf

enable (pdf)latex to process UTF-8 encoded documents when using docbook2pdf

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average rating: 1.2 (51 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] How to speed up raid1 resync ?

How to speed up raid1 resync ?

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average rating: 1.3 (101 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ulimit and sysctl

ulimit and sysctl

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534443

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average rating: 1.3 (1874 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Speeding up xorg's composite extension

Speeding up xorg's composite extension

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129

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42299

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average rating: 1.1 (64 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Finding Remote Network File Systems

Finding Remote Network File Systems

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70

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10025

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average rating: 1.1 (17 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Speeding up compiles with ccache

Speeding up compiles with ccache

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17376

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average rating: 1.2 (52 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Revival of the Compose Key a.k.a. Multi_Key

Revival of the Compose Key a.k.a. Multi_Key

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41059

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average rating: 1.9 (137 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing File Attributes

Changing File Attributes

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320

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65844

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average rating: 1.6 (146 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Preventing System Reboot with Ctrl-Alt-Del

Preventing System Reboot with Ctrl-Alt-Del

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12556

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average rating: 1.2 (39 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Setting the Hardware Clock

Setting the Hardware Clock

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136

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25441

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average rating: 1.7 (35 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Export an X Session

Export an X Session

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352

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91765

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average rating: 1.4 (84 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Combining Commands with For

Combining Commands with For

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131

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11089

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average rating: 1.1 (37 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Killing Processes

Killing Processes

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223

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49887

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average rating: 1.3 (110 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Screen

Using Screen

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219

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12805

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average rating: 1.2 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using script

Using script

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24348

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average rating: 1.2 (48 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting data with units

Converting data with units

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293

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11303

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average rating: 1.1 (14 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using SSH for remote commands

Using SSH for remote commands

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180

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60204

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average rating: 2.1 (59 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to sudo

An introduction to sudo

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28435

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average rating: 1.4 (46 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to info

An introduction to info

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11333

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[e] Introducing the -- flag

Introducing the -- flag

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239

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8670

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average rating: 1.0 (3 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Scheduling with "at"

Scheduling with "at"

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319

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24951

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average rating: 1.5 (64 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Spell Checking with Aspell

Spell Checking with Aspell

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874

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44635

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average rating: 2.0 (161 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using the file command

Using the file command

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308

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14154

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average rating: 1.1 (31 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Killing a Hung Virtual Console

Killing a Hung Virtual Console

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270

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13309

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average rating: 3.0 (1 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

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average rating: 1.0 (7913 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Tips for 'ls'

Tips for 'ls'

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average rating: 1.4 (42 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using /etc/skel

Using /etc/skel

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average rating: 2.2 (295 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using nl to number lines

Using nl to number lines

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17206

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average rating: 1.2 (78 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using watch to repeat comands

Using watch to repeat comands

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14920

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average rating: 2.0 (5 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Improving DNS Lookups

Improving DNS Lookups

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48599

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average rating: 1.5 (84 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Job Control

Job Control

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12554

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average rating: 2.8 (4 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting Text Files

Converting Text Files

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average rating: 1.2 (6 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Recovering the root password

Recovering the root password

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150

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9420

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average rating: 1.0 (23 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Reading binary data with strings

Reading binary data with strings

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56

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11693

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average rating: 1.0 (22 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using ulimit

Using ulimit

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average rating: 1.2 (98 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Timezone conversion using date

Timezone conversion using date

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average rating: 1.6 (39 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Multiple X-Sessions

Multiple X-Sessions

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25529

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average rating: 1.0 (21 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Shell Autologout with TMOUT

Shell Autologout with TMOUT

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47

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36919

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average rating: 1.3 (59 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Renaming Files

Renaming Files

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61

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9569

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average rating: 1.0 (19 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing the logname with sudo

Changing the logname with sudo

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12888

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average rating: 1.2 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Quick 'cd' trick

Quick 'cd' trick

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34

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12634

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average rating: 1.2 (47 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Implementing a command line thesaurus

Implementing a command line thesaurus

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18844

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average rating: 1.3 (48 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using bash history

Using bash history

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78

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13464

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average rating: 1.1 (31 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Magic SysRq Key

Magic SysRq Key

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327

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140120

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average rating: 1.3 (511 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Get an up-to date list of kernel parameters

Get an up-to date list of kernel parameters

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40

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10485

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average rating: 1.0 (29 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Get information about a specific file

Get information about a specific file

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11132

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average rating: 1.0 (689 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

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168

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28687

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average rating: 1.6 (35 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Find process that block unmounting a partition or CDROM

Find process that block unmounting a partition or CDROM

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102

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21172

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average rating: 1.1 (78 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] analyse BIOS

analyse BIOS

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71

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14347

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average rating: 1.0 (61 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting unix timestamp to something readable

Converting unix timestamp to something readable

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133

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94152

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average rating: 1.6 (104 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] make the internal speaker beep when a logfile has a new line

make the internal speaker beep when a logfile has a new line

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117

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24003

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average rating: 1.2 (38 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

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218

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29652

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average rating: 1.5 (52 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Some pretty .bashrc hints

Some pretty .bashrc hints

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129

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17105

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average rating: 1.6 (36 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

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347

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13419

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average rating: 1.0 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Linux as router (mini-FAQ)

Using Linux as router (mini-FAQ)

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50

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12895

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average rating: 1.1 (19 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using 'make' for backups

Using 'make' for backups

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304

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11402

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average rating: 1.0 (35 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Finding recent files with ls and 'FlAt'

Finding recent files with ls and 'FlAt'

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99

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88999

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average rating: 1.3 (54 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Protecting files with noclobber

Protecting files with noclobber

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89

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63996

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average rating: 1.6 (346 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Alias, Setting command aliases

Alias, Setting command aliases

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320

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166864

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average rating: 1.3 (643 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] TIP NoBeep

TIP NoBeep

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89

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11367

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average rating: 1.1 (27 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)








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