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pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
combination of several of the above

Print permanent subtitles on a video
It prints myvideo.srt subtitle files in myvideo.avi, saving it in myvideo_subtitled.avi

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Suspend to ram
Using sys

Remove a file whose name begins with a dash ( - ) character
Using the redundant ./ directory information prevents the dash from occurring at the beginning of the filename, and being interpreted as an option of the rm command. Also works using: $ rm -- -filename

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

How to copy CD/DVD into hard disk (.iso)
A dear friend of mine asked me how do I copy a DVD to your hard drive? If you want to make a copy of the ISO image that was burned to a CD or DVD, insert that medium into your CD/DVD drive and (assuming /dev/cdrom is associated with your computer?s CD drive) type the following command

Checks throughput between two nodes
This will show the throughput between two nodes. Thanks to szboardstretcher, who posted it here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-networking-3/quick-and-easy-way-to-measure-throughput-between-two-nodes-868998/

Load file into RAM (cache) for faster accessing for repeated usage
Best result when file size less than half of RAM size

eavesdrop
Record off the microphone on a remote computer and listen to it live through your speakers locally.


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