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Convert images to a multi-page pdf
The linux package imagmagick is required for this command

Burn CD/DVD from an iso, eject disc when finished.
cdrecord -scanbus will tell you the (x,y,z) value of your cdr (for example, mine is 3,0,0)

get total of inodes of root partition

list files recursively by size

View an info page on a nice interface
Nice interface for an info page.

parted - scripted partitioning (of all multipathed SAN LUNs)
`multipath -ll` requires Device Mapper multipath.conf configuration. And of course, replace "3PARdata,VV" with your disk array's SCSI vendor,LUN name. - GPT partition table allows you to create >2TB partitions

force a rescan on a host of scsi devices (useful for adding partitions to vmware on the fly)

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

Extracting frames from a video as jpeg files
This command extracts 10 seconds worth of frames, starting from 00:15:45 position, from filename.avi and stores them into out_frames folder as jpeg files. Subtitles are turned off with -sid 999 option.

Summary of disk usage, excluding other filesystems, summarised and sorted by size
This command is useful for finding out which directories below the current location use the most space. It is summarised by directory and excludes mounted filesystems. Finally it is sorted by size.


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