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locating packages held back, such as with "aptitude hold "
locating packages held back, such as with "aptitude hold "

Simple Video Surveillance by email
This takes a picture (with the web cam) every 5 minutes, and send the picture to your e-mail. Some systems support mail -a "References: " so that all video surveillance emails are grouped in a single email thread. To keep your inbox clean, it is still possible to filter and move to trash video surveillance emails (and restore these emails only if you really get robbed!) For instance with Gmail, emails sent to [email protected] can be filtered with "Matches: DeliveredTo:[email protected]"

Retrieve a random command from the commandlinefu.com API
Seeing that we get back plain text anyway we don't need lynx. Also the sed-part removes the credit line.

FLV to AVI with subtitles and forcing audio sync using mencoder
Gives MPEG-4/DivX output video file ready for uploading to YouTube from FLV file downloaded from the site and your own subtitle file UTF-8 encoded. No resizing needed. (?)

count IPv4 connections per IP
usefull in case of abuser/DoS attacks.

quick copy
Utilizes shell expansion of {} to give the original filename and a new filename as arguments to `cp`. Can easily be extended to make multiple copies.

Reset terminal that has been buggered by binary input or similar

Remove Suspend option from XFCE logoff dialog

open a screenshot of a remote desktop via ssh
standard image viewers do not seem to be able to open a FIFO file. xloadimage was the first one i've stumbled upon that can handle this.

Generate a random password 30 characters long


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