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random xkcd comic
i sorta stole this from http://www.shell-fu.org/lister.php?id=878#MTC_form but it didn't work, so here it is, fixed. --- updated to work with jpegs, and to use a fancy positive look behind assertion.

Get me yesterday's date, even if today is 1-Mar-2008 and yesterday was 29-Feb-2008
Fool date by setting the timezone out by 24 hours and you get yesterday's date. Try TZ=XYZ-24 to get tomorrow's date. I live in TZ=GMT0BST so you might need to shift the number 24 by the hours in your timezone.

Random colours at random locations

copy audio file from playlist to a floder
copy some file from xx.m3u to target folder

Collect a lot of icons from /usr/share/icons (may overwrite some, and complain a bit)
Today I needed to choose an icon for an app. My simpler way: put all of /usr/share/icons in myicons folder and brows'em with nautilus. Then rm -r 'ed the entire dir.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Copy a file structure without files
Taken from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum40/1310.htm

Tracklist reaplace backspace to '-'
Requires perl 5.14 or greater

Execute most recent command containing search string.
Execute the most recent command containing search string. This differs from !string as that only refers to the most recent command starting with search string.

SVN Status log to CSV
Note you have also the --xml option ;)


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