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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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99935

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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: 1.2 (245 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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105114

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average rating: 1.7 (85 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

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208

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77336

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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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144730

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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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38155

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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 (98 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ulimit and sysctl

ulimit and sysctl

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713

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494969

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average rating: 1.4 (1639 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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39762

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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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8687

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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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15388

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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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397

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37855

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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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60920

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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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10837

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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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22754

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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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76305

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average rating: 1.4 (78 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Combining Commands with For

Combining Commands with For

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131

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9382

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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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39732

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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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10923

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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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21352

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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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9677

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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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57661

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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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24289

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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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10004

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[e] Introducing the -- flag

Introducing the -- flag

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239

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7127

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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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21198

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average rating: 1.5 (62 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Spell Checking with Aspell

Spell Checking with Aspell

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874

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39256

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average rating: 2.0 (139 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using the file command

Using the file command

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308

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12110

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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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11489

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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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57347

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average rating: 1.6 (141 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Tips for 'ls'

Tips for 'ls'

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18821

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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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102270

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average rating: 2.2 (270 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using nl to number lines

Using nl to number lines

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13542

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average rating: 1.2 (76 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using watch to repeat comands

Using watch to repeat comands

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13053

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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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41142

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average rating: 1.4 (73 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Job Control

Job Control

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214

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10793

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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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8319

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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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8118

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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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10062

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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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18844

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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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148

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33922

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average rating: 1.6 (37 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Multiple X-Sessions

Multiple X-Sessions

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67

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24027

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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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34450

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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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8298

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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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11110

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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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11164

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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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16497

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average rating: 1.3 (47 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using bash history

Using bash history

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78

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11929

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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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127133

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average rating: 1.3 (409 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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9223

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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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9884

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average rating: 1.0 (668 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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25446

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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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18856

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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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12285

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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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92201

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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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22519

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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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26454

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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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15126

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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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11879

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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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11466

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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

views:

9547

userrating:

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

views:

87216

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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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51819

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average rating: 1.7 (295 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Alias, Setting command aliases

Alias, Setting command aliases

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320

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149149

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average rating: 1.3 (621 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] TIP NoBeep

TIP NoBeep

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89

views:

9938

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





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