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for i in *.svg; do convert "$i" "${i%.svg}.png" & done
2014-03-26 15:03:54
User: robinro
0

convert all *.svg to png _in parallel_

this speeds up the conversion for many files, but might also not be feasible for a large number of files

find . -type f -iname '*.flac' | while read i; do mv -- "$i" "$i.tmp"; gst-launch filesrc location="$i.tmp" ! flacdec ! flacenc quality=8 ! filesink location="${i%.tmp}"; rm -- "$i.tmp"; done
2014-07-10 19:21:22
User: qdrizh
Functions: find mv read rm
0

Sometimes I get FLAC files that RhythmBox can't play but VLC can. So I re-encode them using GStreamer at highest compression.

grep 'font-family:[^;]*' <input file.svg> | sed 's/.*font-family:\([^;]*\).*/\1/g' | sort | uniq
2014-11-03 20:38:08
User: caiosba
Functions: grep sed sort
Tags: fonts svg
0

List all fonts used by an SVG file. Useful to find out which fonts you need to have installed in order to open/edit an SVG file appropriately.

sftp -s "sudo /usr/lib/sftp-server" [email protected]
2009-03-29 07:02:58
User: mrtheplague
Functions: sftp
0

This requires that your sudo not prompt for a password, as sftp cannot allocate the terminal necessary to ask.

find . | xargs file | grep ".*: .* text" | sed "s;\(.*\): .* text.*;\1;"
ord () { seq 1 127 | while read i; do echo `chr $i` $i; done | grep "^$1 " | cut -c '3-' }
2009-10-16 21:54:01
User: infinull
Functions: cut echo grep read seq
0

uses the previous "chr" function and uses it to create the inverse function "ord" by brute force.

It's slow, It's inelegant, but it works.

I thought I needed ord/chr to do a cartesian cipher in shell script a whie ago, but eventualy I realized I could get fancy with tr and do the same thing...

rm-but() { ls -Q | grep -v "$1" | xargs rm -r ; }
2010-05-13 09:28:56
User: sata
Functions: grep ls rm xargs
0
rm-but() { ls -Q | grep -v "$1" | xargs rm -r ; }

Add this to your .bashrc file.

Then whenever you need to remove all files/directories but one from present working directory. Run:

rm-but <important-file-or-directory>

Notes:

1. This doesn't affect the hidden files.

2. Argument is actually as string. And all files/directories having this string in there name are left untouched.

perltidy foo.pl
2010-07-19 11:51:47
User: bartonski
0

By default, perltidy will create a file with the extension '.tdy'.

lsof -i :[port number]
F=index.html; for i in *; do [[ $i = $F ]] && continue; echo "<li><a href='$i'>$i</a>"; done >$F
perl -MExtUtils::Installed -E 'say for ExtUtils::Installed->new()->modules()'
2011-11-16 17:26:47
User: kimmel
Functions: perl
Tags: perl oneliner
0

Lists all the modules that were installed the "proper way". It also uses Perl 5.10(or higher)'s say command for less typing.

xsltproc --stringparam name value <xsl_stylesheet> <xml_document>
2012-11-09 15:54:46
User: seb1245
Tags: xml XSLT
0

The XML document can be transformed to text, XML, HTML or anything else. The --stringparam option allows to set XSL variables externally.

FILE='mp3.list';LNNO=`wc -l $FILE|cut -d' ' -f 1`;LIST=( `cat $FILE` );for((;;)) do SEED=$((RANDOM % $LNNO));RNNO=$(python -c "print int('`openssl rand -rand ${LIST[$SEED]} 8 -hex 2>/dev/null`', 16) % $LNNO");mplayer ${LIST[$RNNO]};sleep 2s; done
icacls directory_or_file /grant user_or_group:(oi)(ci)(m,dc)
putty -L 631:localhost:631 [email protected]
awk '/text to grep/{print \$1}' logs... | sort -n | uniq -c | sort -rn | head -n 100
2014-07-10 20:36:02
User: impinball
Functions: awk head sort uniq
Tags: Linux sh
0

Accepts multiple files via logs.... Substitute "text to grep" for your search string.

If you want to alias this, you could do something like this:

alias parse-logs='awk "/$1/{print \$1}" ${@[@]:1} | sort -n | uniq -c | sort -rn | head -n 100'
lame -v 2 -b 192 --ti /path/to/file.jpg audio.mp3 new-audio.mp3
vos listvldb | agrep LOCKED -d RWrite | grep RWrite: | awk -F: '{print $2}' | awk '{printf("%s ",$1)} END {printf("\n")}'
2009-03-17 19:55:39
User: mpb
Functions: awk grep
0

This command shows if there are any locked AFS volumes.

The output is a list of AFS volume IDs (or nothing if there are none locked).

:%s/^/\=line('.').' '
2009-08-16 17:48:03
User: voyeg3r
0

Use this command to insert line numbers in source files, .' ' control how spaces you insert after number.

chr () { echo -en "\0$(printf %x $1)"}
ls -l | grep ^-
www-browser http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/$(date +'%b_%d')
2011-05-09 02:42:32
User: benjabean1
Functions: date
Tags: bash
0

Improved version of command #8425.

This way, the default browser is used, as opposed to Firefox.

echo $(($(ulimit -u)-$(pgrep -u $USER|wc -l))
perl -le 'print scalar gmtime shift' 1234567890
full() {local i;for i in $*;do readlink -f $i;done}
2012-02-09 11:40:05
User: flxndn
Functions: readlink
0

You can use the command "full" not only with one item, with items with diferent paths, and with relatives and absolute paths.