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Convert CSV to JSON
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Rename files in batch

get a rough estimate about how much disk space is used by all the currently installed debian packages
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Use find to get around Argument list too long problem
Can be used for other commands as well, replace rm with ls. It is easy to make this shorter but if the filenames involved have spaces, you will need to do use find's "-print0" option in conjunction with xargs's "-0" option. Otherwise the shell that xargs uses to execute the "rm" command line will treat the space as a token separator, thereby treating the name as two (or more) names.

Calculate days on which Friday the 13th occurs
I removed the dependency of the English language

kill all foo process
Kill all processes with foo in them. Similar to pkill but more complete and also works when there is no pkill command. Works on almost every Linux/Unix platform I have tried.

Search inside a folder of jar/zip files
Great for finding which jar some pesky class is hiding in!


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