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find text in a file
this will find text in the directory you specify and give you line where it appears.

Convert clipboard HTML content to markdown (for github, trello, etc)
I always wanted to be able to copy formatted HTML, like from emails, on trello cards or READMEs... but the formatting is always wrong... But from this two links: * https://jeremywsherman.com/blog/2012/02/08/pasting-html-into-markdown/ * http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3261379/getting-html-source-or-rich-text-from-the-x-clipboard For instance, to to copy an formatted email to a trello card, just: 1. Select the email body 2. run: xclip -selection clipboard -o -t text/html | pandoc -f html -t markdown_github - | xclip -i -t text/plain 3. Paste in your trello card 4. Profit! 8-)

Set the hardware date and time based on the system date

Updating to Fedora 11

Detach a process from the current shell
Continue to execute the command in background even though quitting the shell.

Fire CMD every time FILE (or directory) is updated (on *BSD)

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)
#4345 also works under windows

Find out when your billion-second anniversary is (was).
Replace 12/31/1970 with your birth date.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.


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