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

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"

OSX command to take badly formatted xml from the clipboard, cleans it up and puts it back into the clipboard.
This command can be used with xclip or xsel for use on a linux box.

Add SVN keywords property to all PHP and Javascript files

Leap year calculation

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Search trought pidgin's conversation logs for "searchterm", and output the result.
will search trought pidgin conversation logs for "searchterm", and output them stripping the html tags. The "sed" command is optionnal if your logs are stored in plain text format.

if you are working in two different directories; e.g. verifying files in your home directory; ls ~/ and you need to cd to the /etc/directory. you can enter 'cd -' (no single quotes) to go back and forth between directories.

Get MX records for a domain
command is shorter, output unnecessary longer

Get full from half remembered commands
Show all commands having the part known by you. Eg: $apropos pdf | less


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