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Move mp3 files to another path with existing subtree structure
Use case: folder with flac files with tree structure ../artist/album/number-title.flac 1) convert flac->mp3 in the same folder: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/6341/convert-all-.flac-from-a-folder-subtree-in-192kb-mp3 2) search for mp3 files and recreate tree structure to another path: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/8853/copy-selected-folder-found-recursively-under-src-retaining-the-structure 3) move all mp3 files to that new folder: this command

Replace strings in text
-e is the script function, it performs search and replace like vi, and -i is the edit the file in place.

Create a directory and go inside it
$_ expands to the last argument of the last command that was executed

output absolute path of the present working directory
I've seen a lot of overly complicated attempts at figuring out "where am I?" I think this is a part of the problem: type -a pwd force the use of the binary version of `pwd` instead of the built-in with "/bin/pwd -P" -P option provides an absolute path to the present working directory for the overly cautious type: $(which pwd) -P

Put readline into vi mode
This lets you use your favorite vi edit keys to navigate your term. To set it permanently, put "set editing-mode vi" in your ~/.inputrc or /etc/inputrc.

Update a namecheap @ A record to point to your current internet-facing IP address
Sets the @ A record for your domain hosted by namecheap to your current internet-facing IP address, logs success or failure with syslog, and logs the data returned to /root/dnsupdate. Change the XXX's as appropriate. More info at: http://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/29/

Shows all packages installed that are recommended by other packages
Shows the packages installed on your system that are recomemnded by other packages. You should remove these packages.

Get decimal ascii code from character
the shortest command for character 'a' i know

Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version

list with full path


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