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Search git logs (case-insensitive)
Normally, searching git log comments is case sensitive. The -i luckily applies to the --grep switch.

Retrieve top ip threats from http://isc.sans.org/sources.html and add them into iptables output chain.
Retrieve top ip threats from http://isc.sans.org/sources.html and add them into iptables output chain.

Remove a range of lines from a file
Deletes lines from START to END, inclusive. For example +4,10d will delete line 4, 5, ..., 10. Just like the vi command :4,10d does it.

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

Convert (almost) any video file into webm format for online html5 streaming
If you're using the experimental vorbis encoder (homebrew version of libffmpeg)

Find the package that installed a command

Edit a google doc with vim
Google just released a new commend line tool offering all sorts of new services from the commend line. One of them is uploading a youtube video but there are plenty more google services to interact with. Download it here: http://code.google.com/p/googlecl/ Manual: http://code.google.com/p/googlecl/wiki/Manual This specific command courtesy of lifehacker:http://lifehacker.com/5568817/ Though all can be found in manual page linked above.

send DD a signal to print its progress
every 1sec sends DD the USR1 signal which causes DD to print its progress.

Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files
Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files Using -delete is faster than: $ find /path/to/dir -type f -print0 | xargs -0 rm $ find /path/to/dir -type f -exec rm {} + $ find /path/to/dir -type f -exec rm \-f {} \;

Remove all HTML tags from a file
A shorter version of command #3014, using awk instead of sed. Useful when scraping websites with a script.


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