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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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average rating: 1.3 (28 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)


April, 26th. 2006:

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[e] setting xterm title

setting xterm title

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average rating: 1.1 (240 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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101595

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average rating: 1.7 (84 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

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208

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75738

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average rating: 1.0 (81 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] setting the core dump name schema

setting the core dump name schema

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262

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141178

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average rating: 1.3 (114 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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112

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37049

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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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29588

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average rating: 1.3 (98 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ulimit and sysctl

ulimit and sysctl

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713

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471893

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average rating: 1.4 (1566 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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39144

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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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8402

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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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292

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14934

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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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37068

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average rating: 1.9 (135 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing File Attributes

Changing File Attributes

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320

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59077

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average rating: 1.5 (143 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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104

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10473

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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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22216

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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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71042

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average rating: 1.4 (77 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Combining Commands with For

Combining Commands with For

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131

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9045

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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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37795

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average rating: 1.3 (105 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Screen

Using Screen

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219

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10477

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



[e] Using script

Using script

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447

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20395

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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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9355

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average rating: 1.0 (13 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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56912

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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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414

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23517

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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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9745

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[e] Introducing the -- flag

Introducing the -- flag

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239

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6842

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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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20172

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average rating: 1.4 (61 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Spell Checking with Aspell

Spell Checking with Aspell

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874

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37045

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average rating: 2.0 (124 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using the file command

Using the file command

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308

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11628

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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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11084

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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: 1.6 (139 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Tips for 'ls'

Tips for 'ls'

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18337

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average rating: 1.4 (41 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using /etc/skel

Using /etc/skel

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99103

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average rating: 2.2 (263 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using nl to number lines

Using nl to number lines

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12643

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average rating: 1.2 (74 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using watch to repeat comands

Using watch to repeat comands

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12602

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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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89

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38863

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average rating: 1.4 (72 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Job Control

Job Control

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10422

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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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85

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7987

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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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7802

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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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9671

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



[e] Using ulimit

Using ulimit

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137

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18394

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average rating: 1.2 (92 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Timezone conversion using date

Timezone conversion using date

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31789

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



[e] Multiple X-Sessions

Multiple X-Sessions

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67

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23645

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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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33816

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average rating: 1.3 (58 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Renaming Files

Renaming Files

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61

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8040

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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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97

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10639

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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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10829

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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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132

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16030

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average rating: 1.2 (46 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using bash history

Using bash history

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78

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11616

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average rating: 1.1 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Magic SysRq Key

Magic SysRq Key

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327

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122798

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average rating: 1.3 (395 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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8949

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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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163

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9572

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average rating: 1.0 (655 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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24499

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average rating: 1.6 (34 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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18241

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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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11793

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average rating: 1.1 (53 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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91588

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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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22146

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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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25848

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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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14632

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average rating: 1.5 (33 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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11504

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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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11118

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average rating: 1.0 (18 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using 'make' for backups

Using 'make' for backups

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304

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9133

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average rating: 1.0 (33 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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86684

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average rating: 1.2 (53 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Protecting files with noclobber

Protecting files with noclobber

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89

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48788

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average rating: 1.7 (286 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Alias, Setting command aliases

Alias, Setting command aliases

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320

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143385

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average rating: 1.3 (614 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] TIP NoBeep

TIP NoBeep

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89

views:

9649

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





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