Commands by 99RedBalloons (4)

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Extract tarball from internet without local saving

Filter IP's in apache access logs based on use
The first sort is necessary for ips in a list to be actually unique.

Rip DVD to YouTube ready MPEG-4 AVI file using mencoder
Rip DVD to YouTube ready AVI file, using MPEG-4 video codec and MP3 audio codec. Resizes to 320x240 and deinterlaces as needed.

split source code to page with numbers

Pretty man pages under X
You're a developer - but it doesn't mean you have to slum it! Why not spice up your man page lookups by using a decent PDF viewer. I use 'xpdf' - maybe you prefer acroread, whatever, it's just as fast as plain dull ASCII on today's machines and you can still search for stuff - that's the main reason I use PDF and not PS.

Remove Thumbs.db files from folders
An alternative which uses the advanced zsh globbing (pattern matching)

grep for minus (-) sign
Use flag "--" to stop switch parsing

generate random mac address

get total of inodes of root partition

Update Ping.fm status
Updates your Ping.fm status and websites supported by ping.fm (like twitter, facebook, and google talk).


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