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Run a command as root, with a delay
$ sleep 1h ; sudo command or $ sudo sleep 1h ; sudo command won't work, because by the time the delay is up, sudo will want your password again.

Extract neatly a rar compressed file
It's also possible to delay the extraction (echo "unrar e ... fi" |at now+20 minutes) wich is really convenient!

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

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Open Port Check
also could specify port number: lsof -ni TCP:80

Displays the number of processes per state

Ultimate current directory usage command
An NCurses version of the famous old 'du' unix command

remove comments (even those starting with spaces), empty lines (even those containing spaces) in one grep command
useful for discarding even those comments which start with blanks or those empty lines which contain blanks

Quick and dirty convert to flash
This converts any media ffmpeg handles to flash. It would actually convert anything to anything, it's based on the file extension. It doesn't do ANY quality control, sizing, etc, it just does what it thinks is best. I needed an flv for testing, and this spits one out easily.


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