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install all archive file type apps in ubuntu

LIst svn commits by user for a date range
Outputs a quick summary of the svn commits for a user over a date range with the detail revision logs including comments and files affected. Useful for searching for a particular change or reporting by user.

Add prefix onto filenames
Best to try first with -n flag, to preview

Erase DVD RW

Recursively grep for string and format output for vi(m)
This is a big time saver for me. I often grep source code and need to edit the findings. A single highlight of the mouse and middle mouse click (in gnome terminal) and I'm editing the exact line I just found. The color highlighting helps interpret the data.

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

Load your [git-controlled] working files into the vi arglist.
Branch name may be substituted, of course.

Use top to monitor only all processes with the same name fragment 'foo'
top accecpts a comma separated list of PIDs.

Rename files in batch

using scanner device from command line
you have to replace "mustek_usb" with the scanner found by `scanimage -l`


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