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Convert ascii string to hex
Converts the ascii text to hex from bash. Check the sample output.

Delete files older than..
This command will delete files i a given path (/dir_name) , which older than given time in days (-mtime +5 will delete files older than five days.

Update twitter via curl (and also set the "from" bit)
An improvement of the original (at: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/2872/update-twitter-via-curl) in the sense that you see a "from cURL" under your status message instead of just a "from API" ;-) Twitter automatically links it to the cURL home page.

Print only the odd lines of a file
NR%2 == 1 on odd lines and 0 on even lines

Generate the CPU utilization report
Generated the CPU utilization stats with 5 lines /every 2 seconds. Needs sysstat package to be installed prior to use sar.

Tune your guitar from the command line.
This command, taken from play's manual page, plays a synthesized guitar tone for each of the strings on a standard tuned guitar. The command "play" is a part of the package "sox".

Find the package that installed a command

Rotate a pdf by 90 degrees CW

Delete all empty lines from a file with vim
If you need to delete lines that may contain space characters (such as tabs or spaces) as well as empty ones, try: $:v/\S/d Just an alternative.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.


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