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convert wav files to ogg
cd to the folder containing the wav files and convert them all to ogg format. in my sample output i use the -a and -l flags to set the author and album title. to get the oggenc program in ubuntu linux run: sudo apt-get install oggenc

generate a random 10 character password
generate a table with 10 character ambiguous random passwords which include at least one special character in in password

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

no # comments, blank lines, white space. # can start in any column
The shortest and most complete comment/blank line remover... Any line where the first non-whitespace character is # (ie, indented # comments), and all null and blank lines are removed. Use the alias as a filter: $ noc /etc/hosts or $ grep server /etc/hosts | noc Change to nawk depending awk versions.

Poor man's ntpdate
If you don't have netcat, you can use curl.

resolve short urls
since the most url shorteners respond with a header containing the Location: ... this works with most common shorteners

output your microphone to a remote computer's speaker
This will output the sound from your microphone port to the ssh target computer's speaker port. The sound quality is very bad, so you will hear a lot of hissing.

list files by testing the ownership
Alternative to mnikhil's ls/awk solution

Remove blank lines

Figure out what shell you're running
short, sweet, and works after sudoing a new shell.


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