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VI config to save files with +x when a shebang is found on line 1
Add this to .vimrc to automatically give scripts with a shebang (e.g., #!/usr/bin/perl) executable permissions when saving. Found @ http://stackoverflow.com/questions/817060/creating-executable-files-in-linux/817522#817522

Shuffle mp3 files in current folder and play them.
* grep -i leaves only mp3 files (case insentitive) * sort -R randomizes list (may use GNU 'shuf' instead). * the sed command will add double quotes around each filename (needed if odd characters are present)

Convert a file from ISO-8859-1 (or whatever) to UTF-8 (or whatever)
I use it sometimes when I work on a french file transferred from a windows XP to a Debian-UTF8 system. Those are not correctly displayed: ? ? ? and so on $man tcs # for all charsets

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"

route output as next command's parameters

Emulating netcat -e (netcat-traditional or netcat-openbsd) with the gnu-netcat
Then just nc servername 2600 and ./script.sh kill the client with ctrl+c. You can reconnect several times. kill the server with exit

Pronounce an English word using Merriam-Webster.com
The original was a little bit too complicated for me. This one does not use any variables.

Clear filesystem memory cache

list files recursively by size

Transforms a file to all uppercase.
Transforms a file to all uppercase.


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