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find out how much space are occuipied by files smaller than 1024K (sic) - improved
The original didn't use -print0 which fails on weird file names eg with spaces. The original parsed the output of 'ls -l' which is always a bad idea.

Generate 10 pronunciable passwords
A great password generation tool. http://www.adel.nursat.kz/apg/

backup system over ssh, exlucde common dirs

Print average GPU core temperature

Wich program is listen on port OSX

prints line numbers

Optimize Xsane PDFs
Xsane produces PDFs that are too large - particularly multipage PDFs. This command compresses them. If you do not use A4, remove the -sPAPERSIZE flag.

for all flv files in a dir, grab the first frame and make a jpg.
This is handy for making screenshots of all your videos for referring to in your flv player.

Generate random password on Mac OS X
Feel free to put this in your ~/.profile: $ random(){ cat /dev/urandom | env LC_CTYPE=C tr -dc $1 | head -c $2; echo; } Then use it to generate passwords: $ random [:alnum:] 16 Or DNA sequences: $ random ACGT 256

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"


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