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Convert JSON to YAML
Convert JSON to YAML. Note that you'll need to have PyYaml installed.

Remove all zero size files from current directory (not recursive)

After typing lots of commands in windows, save them to a batch file quickly
After typing the command below, you will be greeted with nothing. press the up arrow to find the previous command you typed, press enter. repeat this as many times as you need, then hit CTRL-Z and press enter to save to the 'batchfilename.bat' file.

Force hard reset on server
Useful when you have some wrong on a server (nfs freeze/ immortal process)

E-mail a traditional Berkeley mbox to another recipient as individual e-mails.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Draw kernel module dependancy graph.
parse "lsmod" output to "dot" format and pass it to "display". Without perl!

Serial console to a Vmware VM
Create a serial console with "socket (named pipe)" of "/tmp/socket", "from:server, to:virtual machine" in vmware player, etc.. gui. Run the above command after you have booted the guest OS (which should also be configured for serial console).

Delete all but the latest 5 files, ignoring directories


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