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

Listen to BBC Radio from the command line.
This command lets you select from 10 different BBC stations. When one is chosen, it streams it with mplayer. Requires: mplayer with wma support.

Use Vim to convert text to HTML.
``vimhtml somefile.txt`` will open vim for the HTML convertion and close it immediately after its done, leaving you with somefile.html which you can later use in your website or whatever.

convert all files in a dir of a certain type to flv
This converts all m4a files in a dir to flv. You can just swap the m4a bit to anything else ffmpeg supports though, and it'll work.

pushd rotates the stack so that the second directory comes at the top.
'pushd +1' is equivalent to 'pushd'. Can be 'pushd +3' or more generaly 'pushd +N'. Can also be 'pushd -N'. More description in 'man bash'.

Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials

Mount the first NTFS partition inside a VDI file (VirtualBox Disk Image)
Found at: http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=52

total text files in current dir

Number of files in a SVN Repository
This command will output the total number of files in a SVN Repository.

start a VNC server for another user


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