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Restore mysql database uncompressing on the fly.
This way you keep the file compressed saving disk space. Other way less optimal using named pipes: mysql -uroot -p'passwd' database <

matrix in your term
-a : Asynchronous scroll -b : Bold characters on -x : X window mode, use if your xterm is using mtx.pcf

print date 24 hours ago

List processes playing sound
When trying to play a sound you may sometimes get an error saying that your sound card is already used, but not by what process. This will list all processes playing sound, useful to kill processes that you no longer need but that keep using your sound card.

Remove a range of lines from a file
Deletes lines to of a file. You must put the end line first in the range for the curly brace expansion, otherwise it will not work properly.

Show me just the ip address
Sometimes it's useful to output just the ip address. Or some other information, changing the "ipv4.addresses" in command. The power of awk! Show all possible "greps" with $ nmcli connection show [yourInterfaceNameHere]

Remove last line from files recursively
Used this command recently to remove the trailing ?> from all the files in a php project, which has having some unnecessary whitespace issues. Obviously, change *.php to whatever you'd like.

Install a Firefox add-on/theme to all users
To install a theme use: $ sudo firefox -install-global-theme /path/to/theme You can get the .xpi or .jar file from the versions history on the add-on/theme page. NOTE: may not work in your system (Debian-based is an example).

Size (in bytes) of all RPM packages installed
This command will output the size of all RPM packages and string them together into one enormous addition command which will be calculated by the echo $(( ))

Make shell (script) low priority. Use for non interactive tasks


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