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generate 30 x 30 matrix
or $ od /dev/urandom -w60 -An|sed 's/ ..../ /g'|head -n 30 (this one lacks digits 8 and 9)

add the result of a command into vi
in command mode, navigate your cursor to the line where you want the command output to appear, and hit "!!". No need to enter edit mode or even type a ":" (colon).

Have subversion ignore a file pattern in a directory
If you don't want to commit files to subversion, and don't want those file to show up when doing an "svn stat", this command is what you need

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

Watch the progress of 'dd'
need pv (pipe view) : http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml

Determine configure options used for MySQL binary builds
Output is from Debian Lenny

Find Malware in the current and sub directories by MD5 hashes
Command makes use of the Malware Hash Registry (http://www.team-cymru.org/Services/MHR/). It parses the current directory and subdirectories and calculates the md5 hash of the files, then prints the name and sends the hash to the MHR for a lookup in their database. The 3rd value in the result is the detection percentage across a mix of AV packages.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Converts all windows .URL shortcuts in a directory to linux (gnome) .desktop shortcuts


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