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Burn a directory of mp3s to an audio cd.
This uses mpg123 to convert the files to wav before burning, but you can use mplayer or mencoder or ffmpeg or lame with the --decode option, or whatever you like.

Parse YouTube url (get youtube video id)
url can be like any one of followings: $url="MejbOFk7H6c" $url="http://youtu.be/MejbOFk7H6c" $url="https://youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MejbOFk7H6c#t" $url="//www.youtube.com/v/MejbOFk7H6c?hl=ru_RU&version=3&rel=0" $url="http://www.youtube.com/embed/MejbOFk7H6c?feature=player_embedded" If url mismatching, whole url will be returned.

Create a large test file (taking no space).

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Quickly move the cursor to different parts of the command line based on a mark.
Use 'ctrl-@' to set a mark. See the first comment for a better explanation.

grab all of google IPv4 network blocks

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Go up multiple levels of directories quickly and easily.
This is a kind of wrapper around the shell builtin cd that allows a person to quickly go up several directories. Instead of typing: cd ../.. A user can type: cd ... Instead of: cd ../../.. Type: cd .... Add another period and it goes up four levels. Adding more periods will take you up more levels.

Rename files in batch

rsync Command that limits bandwidth
Useful for transferring large file over a network during operational hours


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