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Gets directory and files tree listing from a FTP-server
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A console clock with the current time.

Sort movies by length, longest first
handles file names with spaces and colons, fixes sort (numeric!), uses mplayer, same output format as other alternatives

Pretty Print a simple csv in the command line
Will handle pretty much all types of CSV Files. The ^M character is typed on the command line using Ctrl-V Ctrl-M and can be replaced with any character that does not appear inside the CSV. Tips for simpler CSV files: * If newlines are not placed within a csv cell then you can replace `map(repr, r)` with r

merge pdf using bash brace exansion
merge pdf from pg_0001.pdf until pg_0009.pdf into MyFile.pdf

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Parallel mysql dump restore
this command works with one gziped file per table, and restore 4 tables in parallel.

Find the package that installed a command

List of commands you use most often
Plot your most used commands with gnuplot.

Recursively chmod all dirs to 755 and all files to 644


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