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Get the Volume labels all bitlocker volumes had before being encrypted
Get information of volume labels of bitlocker volumes, even if they are encrypted and locked (no access to filesystem, no password provided). Note that the volume labels can have spaces, but only if you name then before encryption. Renaming a bitlocker partition after being encrypted does not have the same effect as doing it before.

Print info about your real user.
To get your effective user: whoami

Find files that were modified by a given command
Traces the system calls of a program. See http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2006/05/strace-very-powerful-troubleshooting.html for more information.

Encode a file to MPEG4 format
Encode video.avi into newvideo.avi using the libav codec to produce an MPEG4 file with a bitrate of 800

Create strong, but easy to remember password
Why remember? Generate! Up to 48 chars, works on any unix-like system (NB: BSD use md5 instead of md5sum)

Solaris get PID socket
Command line to get which PID is opening a socket on IP and PORT. Only useful under Solaris.

killall -r ".*my-process.*"

Ask for a password, the passwd-style
You can ask repeatedly for a non-blank password using this function: function read_password() { while [ ! -n "$USER_PASSWORD" ]; do read -s -p"Password: " USER_PASSWORD if [ ! -n "$USER_PASSWORD" ]; then echo "ERROR: You must specify a valid password, please try again" fi echo done } Also you can set a time out (in seconds) to write the password read -t 10 -s -p"Password: " USER_PASSWORD_VARIABLE if [ ! $? -eq 0 ]; then echo "Time out!" fi

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Execute matlab sentences from command line
Execute matlab sentences in shell script: for var in `seq 0 0.2 1` ; do echo "my_function($var);" | matlab -nodisplay done


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