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Convert GoogleCL gmail contacts to cone adress book
Full Command: $ google contacts list name,name,email|perl -pne 's%^((?!N\/A)(.+?)),((?!N\/A)(.+?)),([a-z0-9\._-]+\@([a-z0-9][a-z0-9-]*[a-z0-9]\.)+([a-z]+\.)?([a-z]+))%${1}:${3} %imx'|grep -oP '^((?!N\/A)(.+?)) ' | sort You'll need googlecl and python-gdata. First setup google cl via: $ google Then give your PC access $ google contacts list name,email Then do the command, save it or use this one to dump it in the cone-address.txt file in your home dir: $ google contacts list name,name,email | perl -p -n -e 's%^((?!N\/A)(.+?)),((?!N\/A)(.+?)),([a-z0-9\._-]+\@([a-z0-9][a-z0-9-]*[a-z0-9]\.)+([a-z]+\.)?([a-z]+))%${1}:${3} %imx' | grep -o -P '^((?!N\/A)(.+?)) ' | sort > ~/cone-adress.txt Then import into cone. It filters out multiple emails, and contacts with no email that have N/A. (Picasa photo persons without email for example...)

Netcat & Tar
Create a tarball on the client and send it across the network with netcat on port 1234 where its extracted on the server in the current directory.

Bash alias for creating screen session containing IRSSI, named irssi, while checking if existing session is created
Bash alias for easy irssi within screen, attempts to attach to existing irssi session, if one exists, otherwise creates one - Including wipe for when system reboots and leaves "dead" session.

find filenames and directory names that doesn't conform ISO 9660 level 2
You might want to check what file and directory names would be renamed or chopped if you create iso 9660 level 2 image out of them. Use this command to check first.

video thumbnail gallery
thumbnail gallery of video using totem

command! -nargs=1 Vs vs <args>
Because entering ':' requires that you press shift, sometimes common command-line / mini-buffer commands will be capitalized by accident.

recursive remove all htm files

Mortality Countdown
watch the seconds of your life tick away - replace YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM:ss w/ your birthtime.

Ping all hosts on 192.168.1.0/24
Pings all the hosts on 192.168.1.0/24 in parallel, so it is very fast. Alive host IP addresses are echoed to stdout as pings are responded to.

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"


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