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find . -iname \*${MYVAR}\* -print
2010-08-04 05:43:51
User: Buzzcp
Functions: find
0

You define your variable MYVAR with the desired search pattern:

MYVAR=

...which can then be searched with the find command.

This is useful if you in a script, where you want the arguments to be fed into the find command.

The provided search is case insensitive (-iname) and will find all files and directories with the pattern MYVAR (not exact matches). This may go without saying, but if you want exact matches remove the \* and if you want case sensitive, use the -name argument.

mencoder -ss <start point> -endpos <time from start point> -oac copy -ovc copy <invid> -o <outvid>
2010-01-11 22:59:13
User: Buzzcp
8

Examples:

The following will take frames starting at 15.2 seconds for a total of 45.9 seconds:

mencoder -ss 15.2 -endpos 30.7 -oac copy -ovc copy mymovie.avi -o myeditedmovie.avi

Keep in mind -endpos is the total time, i.e. the output video in this is 3 minutes 3 seconds in length:

mencoder -ss 1 minute -endpos 2 minutes 3 seconds -oac copy -ovc copy mymovie.avi -o myeditedmovie.avi
date -d '2 weeks ago'
2009-04-28 03:09:23
User: Buzzcp
Functions: date
5

Use date to find the date at other days and times.

watch "dmesg |tail -15"
2009-04-14 03:13:17
User: Buzzcp
Functions: watch
11

Other logs can be monitored similarly, e.g.

watch "tail -15 /var/log/daemon.log"