Commands by doododoltala (4)

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Stream YouTube URL directly to mplayer
The original doesn't work for me - but this does. I'm guessing that Youtube updated the video page so the original doesn't work.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

batch convert Nikon RAW (nef) images to JPG
converts RAW files from a Nikon DSLR to jpg for easy viewing etc. requires ufraw package

Grep all non-ascii character in file
It will highlight non-ascii character in a file. those character can cause problem for some application parsing ascii file.

generate a random 10 character password
Generate a table of random 10 character passwords

Get a range on line with sed (first two)
Get the two first lines of a file and quit.

ANSI 256 Color Test
Terminal Color tester using python, works with py2 and 3

analyze traffic remotely over ssh w/ wireshark
Please check out my blog article on this for more detail. http://jdubb.net/blog/2009/08/07/monitor-wireshark-capture-real-time-on-remote-host-via-ssh/

Extract tarball from internet without local saving

Working random fact generator
extension to tali713's random fact generator. It takes the output & sends it to notify-osd. Display time is proportional to the lengh of the fact.


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