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Delete more than one month old thumbnails from home directory
By time thumbnail images in ~/thumbnails take up too much space, this command will help deleting old ones. Find options explained: -type f : find files only, not directories -atime +30 : last accessed more than 30 days ago

Get IPv4 of eth0 for use with scripts
Simple and easy. No regex, no search and replace. Just clean, built-in tools.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Refresh the cache of font directory
Refresh the cache of font directory , usefull after you download font (.ttf or other) from various website and you don't want to reboot or relogin . Close your word processor before using the command , after the refresh reopen your word processor , new fonts is avaible !

Replace duplicate files by hardlinks
This variation can handle file paths containing spaces.

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Takes and displays screenshot of Android phone over adb.
Dependencies on phone: adb access, screencap command, base64 command. Dependencies on computer: adb, sed, base64, display (from imagemagick, but can substitute other image viewer which reads from stdin). This should work around adb stupidies (i.e. that it replaces \n with \r\n) with base64.

Detect encoding of a text file
This command gives you the charset of a text file, which would be handy if you have no idea of the encoding.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Replace underscores with spaces in filenames and dirnames, recursively into subdirs.
Everyone wants to take spaces out of filenames. Forget that. I want to put them back in. We've got tools and filesystems that support spaces, they look better, so I'm going to use them. Because of how find works I find I need to run this multiple times, if it's renaming subdirs. But it can be re-run without issues. I got this version of the command from a comment in this underscore-generating command. http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/760/find-recursively-from-current-directory-down-files-and-directories-whose-names-contain-single-or-multiple-whitespaces-and-replace-each-such-occurrence-with-a-single-underscore. All I did was change the regex.


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