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Print just line 4 from a textfile
this method should be the fastest

burn initial session on a growable DVD using growisofs
replace "directory name to burn on DVD" with actual directory name that you want to copy on DVD

directly ssh to host B that is only accessible through host A
Of course you need to be able to access host A for this ;-)

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

Find files that have been modified on your system in the past 60 minutes
Useful mainly for debugging or troubleshooting an application or system, such as X11, Apache, Bind, DHCP and others. Another useful switch that can be combined with -mmin, -mtime and so forth is -daystart. For example, to find files that were modified in the /etc directory only yesterday: $ sudo find /etc -daystart -mtime 1 -type f

Create a backup copy of a MySQL database on the same host
This should probably only be used for testing in a dev environment as it's not terribly efficient, but if you're doing something that might trash a DB and you still want the old data available, this works like a charm.

Convert a string to "Title Case"
Converts the first letter of each word to upper case

convert wmv into xvid avi format

bash find function
basic find implementation for systems that don't actually have find, like an android console without busybox installed.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy


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