Tips

Mounting a Samba Network Share

# apt-get install smbfs
# mount 

SVN

To update everything, even if local directories already exist:
# svn update --force

Bash

Getting the time it takes to complete a command, in nano-seconds resolution (reaplce "sleep" with your commands):
# T=`date +%s.%N`;sleep 1;T=`date +%s.%N`"-"$T;echo $T|bc