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get cookies from firefox
useful to use after with the --load-cookies option of wget

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Trick find -exec option to execute alias
An alias cannot be executed as command in a find -exec line. This form will trick the command line and let you do the job.

Look for English words in /dev/urandom
Little faster alternative.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Simple Gumblar check command

mount an iso
mounts an ISO file to a directory on the target file system

Merge video files together using mencoder (part of mplayer)
Using mplayer's mencoder, you can merge video files together. '-oac' specifies the audio encoding (here copy, to just copy and not compress) '-ovc' specifies the video encoding (same thing).

Deal with dot files safely

Donwload media from *.rm from an url of type htttp://.../*.ram


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