Commands by egeoffray (6)

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Read Python logs with tracebacks in color

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"

Create a random file of a certain, and display progress along the way.
SIZE is the number of gigabytes and the file name is at the end. Random data is generated by encrypting /dev/zero, similar to other techniques posted on here.

ffmpeg command that transcodes a MythTV recording for Google Nexus One mobile phone
This command will transcode a MythTV recording. The target device is a Google Nexus One mobile phone. My recordings are from a HDHomerun with Over The Air content. Plays back nicely on the N1.

Extract title from HTML files
This command can be used to extract the title defined in HTML pages

Generat a Random MAC address

find and delete empty directories recursively
this will show the names of the deleted directories, and will delete directories that only no files, only empty directories.

rename a file to its md5sum

Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

Get a list of all TODO/FIXME tasks left to be done in your project
Place this in your .bashrc (or run it once) to set the `tasks` alias. Next time you enter `tasks` into a terminal, it will give you a list of all TODO and FIXME comments in the current directory and child directories, giving you a quick overview of what you still have to do!


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