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burn initial session on a growable DVD using growisofs
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One liner to parse all epubs in a directory and use the calibre ebook-convert utility to convert them to mobi format
all ebook-convert -options are optional. all you really need to pass ebook-convert is the incoming and outgoing names, with extensions. Has been tested on Ubuntu 10.10

Print the 16 most recent RPM packages installed in newest to oldest order

Change permissions of every directory in current directory
"find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 755" thanks masterofdisaster

DVD ripping with ffmpeg
Alternative, imho better, using the concat protocol

Get shellcode of the binary using objdump
Anyone can make the command smaller & easier? :)

copy from host1 to host2, through your host
This is a 'nocd' alternative :)

Displays the number of processes per state

while using lxde and being blinded by your laptop screen, you can type:
I'm not sure what apt this is, but it seems to work on most X screens, an is useful for saving power, and not straining your eyes

Get all possible problems from any log files
Using the grep command, retrieve all lines from any log files in /var/log/ that have one of the problem states


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