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substitute "example" with desired string;
tl = target language (en, fr, de, hu, ...);
you can leave sl parameter as-is (autodetection works fine)
Renames files eliminating suffix, in this case everything after "-" is cutted. Just change "-" with the character you need.
Nothing special about hashing here, only the use of cut, I think, could result at fewer keystrokes.
Newer versions of the flashplayer browser plugin delete the tmp flash video immediately after opening a filehandle to prevent the user from "exporting" the video by simply copying the /tmp/FlashXYZ file. This command searches such deleted flash videos and creates symbolic links to the opened filehandle with the same name as the deleted file.
This allows you to play your flash-videos (from e.g. youtube) with e.g. mplayer or copy the buffered video if you want to keep it.
This is a simple command which makes electricsheep render directly to your background
I can't put the last ^2 with seq, so I reverse it to delete the last +N. So for doing sum(N^2) you have to do sum((N+1)^2). Must be a better way.
Locate config files of the program. May not be used for interactive programs like vim.
less ressources (processes) needed
i use this after ripping internet radio streams to number the files as they originally played (even though streamripper can do this with -q).
to number other types of files, or all files, just change the *mp3. to rename directories only you could use
... ls -lt | grep ^d | cut -d ":" -f2 | cut -d " " -f2- | while read ...
Identical output but a different way without having to shoot with the Awk cannon :)
host -i `echo $SSH_CLIENT | cut -f 1 -d \ ` | sed 's/.* domain name pointer \(.*\)\./\1/'
to reverse lookup and get the hostname.
Show the top file size in human readable form
list top committers (and number of their commits) of svn repository.
in this example it counts revisions of current directory.
Gets all videos in your boxee queue with a URL associated with them and attempts to download each using get_flash_videos
I often use it at my work, on an ovh server with root ssh access and often have to change mod after having finished an operation.
This command, replace the user, group and mod by the one required by apache to work.
I had the problem that the Md5 Sum of a file changed after copying it to my external disk.
This unhandy command helped me to fix the problem.
This backup function preserve the file suffix allowing zsh suffix aliases and desktop default actions to work with the backup file too.
Clears the "arp" table, without entering manually addresses (tested in Ubuntu).
This is a safest variation for "sitepass function" that includes a SALT over a long loop for sha512sum hash