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I know this has been beaten to death but finding video files using mime types and printing the "hours of video" for each directory is (IMHO) easier to parse than just a single total. Output is in minutes.
Among the other niceties is that it omits printing of non-video files/folders
PS: Barely managed to fit it within the 255 character limit :D
If the problem is an aliased synonym for a command, you can still execute the original command by pre-pending it with a reverse-slash '\'. This works at least in Bash, but I guess the aliasing system refers definitely to Bash (and not only).
just a leaner, smaller version. Love the original idea!
Sorts blank line delimited paragraphs. '-i' -- case insensitivity option -- removes redundant paragraphs in a case insensitive way, and then sorts in a case insensitive way.
If you search CommandLineFu with multiple anded terms searches, redundancy can ensue. This sorts the retrieved text (among other kinds of data), and removes the redundancy.
Often you want to nmap a list of IPs using the -iL flag. This is an easy way to generate a list of IPs that are online in a specific subnet or IP range (192.168.1.100-110).
Useful when specifying char encoding for Python and/or your editor
Very usefull script to use when uoy must print all files from a directory.
Strips the audio track from a webm video. Use this in combination with clive or youtube-dl.
works for Powershot SD780 IS
https://xkcd.com/936/ introduced us to what actually is a good password. Here's such an implementation.
Credit: quinq on #suckless
This will show where your Perl installation is looking for modules.
Fully recharge your computer battery and start this script.
It will create or clean the file named battery.txt, print a start on it and every minute it will append a time stamp to it.
Batteries last few hours, and each hour will have 60 lines of time stamping. Really good for assuring the system was tested in real life with no surprises.
The last time stamp inside the battery.txt file is of interest. It is the time the computer went off, as the battery was dead!
Turn on your computer after that, on AC power of course, and open battery.txt. Read the first and last time stamps and now you really know if you can trust your computer sensors.
If you want a simple line of text inside the battery.txt file, use this:
watch -n 60 'date > battery.txt'
The time of death will be printed inside
Using -f treats the process name as a pattern so you don't have to include the full path in the command. Thus 'pkill -f firefox' works, even with iceweasel.
First use ls -i to list files and directories with their inode number
Then if you want to change to one of the directories, replace inode_no with its inode then execute the command
shell function which allows you to tag files by creating symbolic links directories in a 'tags' folder.
The tag function takes a tag name as its first argument, then a list of files which take that tag. The directory $HOME/tags/tagname will then hold symbolic links to each of the tagged files. This function was modified from bartonski's (http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/10216) inspired by tmsu (found at https://bitbucket.org/oniony/tmsu/wiki/Home) with readlink function by flxndn (http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/10222).
tag dog airedale.txt .shizturc weimeraner.pl
This will create $HOME/tags/dog which contains symbolic links to airedale.txt .shizturc and weimeraner.pl