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if you wanted to create a new folder called "red" that was a symbolic link from /home/music/ to /home/hobbies/art then you would type:
ln -s /home/hobbies/art /home/music/red
Image to text converter.
Convert your scanned book in image format like .png, .jpg into editable text format.
OCR ==> Optical Code Reader
Show message in file "welcome" to all logged in terminal users.
tell you how many Non free software is on your machine, which package it is and which restriction on freedom it has . require vrms package , vrms mean virtual Richard M. Stallman :)
All with only one pipe. Should be much faster as well (sort is slow). Use find instead of ls for recursion or reliability.
Edit: case insensitive
no need for seq or eval
List only hidden files (or directories). You also can use:
ls -lad .*
display beautiful tree ... "tree dir" display tree from "dir".
all files in the directory get moved, in doing so the new name of the file is the original name with out spaces (using translate command)
I wrote a script called bootstrap.py to delete the database, then load a new database with initial values. With this single-line shell loop, when I need to make a schema change (which happens often in the early stages of some projects), I hit ctrl-C to stop the running Django server, then watch bootstrap.py do its thing, then watch the server restart.
Just put this line in a file that resides in your /etc/cron.d/ folder, and you're set.
The -q option is used to suppress php headers.
You'll need to install sox and flac packages in Debian/Ubuntu.
Deletes thousands of files at one go, I'm not able to recall the exact # of files that rm can delete at one go(apprx. around 7000.)
plays with bash arrays. instead of storing the list of files in a temp file, this stores the list in ram, retrieves the last element in the array (the last html file), then removes it.