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Convert multiple flac files to mp3
make sure that flac and lame are installed sudo apt-get install lame flac

VIM subst any char different from literal " + EOL with searched string + white space
---- this line ends here but must be concatenated with this one "this line ends here" and should NOT be concatenated with this one

Extract audio from start to end position from a video
mplayer -vc null -vo null -ao pcm Firefly\ ep\ 10.avi -ss 195 -endpos 246 Will create file audiodump.wav with audio from second 195 to second 246 (the opnening theme).

Recursively create a TAGS file for an entire source tree. TAGS files are useful for editors like Vim and Emacs

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"

send kernel log (dmesg) notifications to root via cron
this is helpful because dmesg is where i/o errors, etc are logged to... you will also be able to see when the system reboots or someone attaches a thumb drive, etc. don't forget to set yourself up in /etc/aliases to get roots email.

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

Make vim open in tabs by default (save to .profile)
I always add this to my .profile rc so I can do things like: "vim *.c" and the files are opened in tabs.

Enter your ssh password one last time
Enter your ssh public key in the remote end for future key-based authentication. Just type your password one last time. The next time you should be able to login with the public key. If you don't have a key, generate one with ssh-keygen. Requires Bourne-compatible shell in the remote end.

Traceroute w/TCP to get through firewalls.
man tcptraceroute


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