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Convert mkv to SVCD/DivX
ffmpeg supports mkv

Update twitter with curl
Same as below, but no quotes are necessary when twitting more than one word

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

command line fu roulette
retrieves the html from a random command line fu page, then finds commands on the page and prints them alternatively, pipe to bash (add "| bash" to the end) to execute the command (very risky) edit: had to adjust to properly display the portion that replaces HTML characters (e.g. " -> ")

Remove all the files except abc in the directory
This is for zsh with extended globbing.

Add a progress counter to loop (see sample output)
For this hack you need following function: $ finit() { count=$#; current=1; for i in "$@" ; do echo $current $count; echo $i; current=$((current + 1)); done; } and alias: $ alias fnext='read cur total && echo -n "[$cur/$total] " && read' Inspired by CMake progress counters.

Console clock
Shows a simple clock in the console -t param removes the watch header Ctrl-c to exit

Ask user to confirm
Returns true if user presses the key. Use it like $ Confirm "Continue" && do action

Remove audio stream from a media file
This syntax also works for ffmpeg as avconv is a fork of ffmpeg.

Add prefix onto filenames
Best to try first with -n flag, to preview


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