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Remove a line from a file using sed (useful for updating known SSH server keys when they change)
For example, to remove line 5 from foo, type: vi +5d +wq foo

Copy recursivelly files of specific filetypes
Copying only wmv and mpg files recursively from to

Change files case, without modify directories, recursively
Change files case, without modify directories, recursively. ... fucking vfat

Screencast of your PC Display with mp4 output
Since ffmpeg on Ubuntu is deprecated, now there is avconv. Please note that the screen area here is set with a predefined format "-s wxga" that is corresponding to "-s 1366x768") There is also the option to add a title in the metadata of the resulting video.

Show directories in the PATH, one per line
Shorter version.

check the status of 'dd' in progress (OS X)
While a dd is running in one terminal, open another and enter the while loop. The sample output will be displayed in the window running the dd and the while loop will exit when the dd is complete. It's possible that a "sudo" will need to be inserted before "pkill", depending on your setup, for example: $ while pgrep ^dd; do sudo pkill -INFO dd; sleep 10; done

Check if the files in current directory has the RPATH variable defined
Using gentoo prefix portage I got in a situation where some packages did not contain the needed RPATH variable. This command helped me to find out which ones I should recompile

Download Apple movie trailers
Copy the link to an HD movie trailer in to this command. It's more eleganant if it's put in a to a script, taking the URL as input.

Restore user,group and mod of an entire website
I often use it at my work, on an ovh server with root ssh access and often have to change mod after having finished an operation. This command, replace the user, group and mod by the one required by apache to work.

Symlink all files from a base directory to a target directory
Simple and easy to remember, if it already exists then it just ignores it.


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