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Change display resolution
-s must be a valid resolution. You can get a list of valid (and supported) resolutions via `xrandr`.

Remote control for Rhythmbox on an Ubuntu Media PC
Note: you'll want to set up pub-key ssh auth. Gives you a quick means of changing volume/tracks/etc for rhythmbox on a remote machine. E.g.: rc --next # Play next track rc --print-playing # Grab the name rc --volume-down rc --help

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

Copy your SSH public key on a remote machine for passwordless login - the easy way

Install your ssh key file on a remote system

grep -v with multiple patterns.
If you wanted to do all in one command, you could go w/ sed instead

Pause and Resume Processes
Add that and "cont () { ps -ec | grep $@ | kill -SIGCONT `awk '{print $1}'`; }" (without the quotes) to you bash profile and then use it to pause and resume processes safely

translates acronyms for you
very handy if you are in irc and absolutely don't know what these guys are talking about. this is a netbsd command, if you are lucky it exists in your distro's package database.

ARP Scan
A much quicker and (not dirtier) option. use the man page for help. On linux/ubuntu you will need to `sudo apt-get -y install arp-scan`.

blktrace - generate traces of the i/o traffic on block devices
blktrace is a block layer IO tracing mechanism which provide detailed information about request queue operations up to user space. blkparse will combine streams of events for various devices on various CPUs, and produce a formatted output the the event information. It take the output of above tool blktrace and convert those information into fency readable form.


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