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

floating point operations in shell scripts
Calculator for shell. Similar performance and basic usage as 'bc', but with more advanced features. Not installed on most systems by default.

Get a range of SVN revisions from svn diff and tar gz them
Handy when you need to create a list of files to be updated when subversion is not available on the remote host. You can take this tar file, and upload and extract it where you need it. Replace M and N with the revisions specific to yours. Make sure you do this from an updated (svn up) working directory.

To find the count of each open file on a system (that supports losf)

Burn CD/DVD from an iso, eject disc when finished.
cdrecord -scanbus will tell you the (x,y,z) value of your cdr (for example, mine is 3,0,0)

Make any command read line enabled (on *nix)
Enable readline even if the command line application is not using it.

Force the script to be started as root
Will run the script as root and exit if the wrong or no password is given. Also will keep the parameters active if any where given.

Find files and list them sorted by modification time
This uses the ability of find (at least the one from GNU findutils that is shiped with most linux distros) to display change time as part of its output. No xargs needed.

generate a random 10 character password
Generate a table of random 10 character passwords

Monitor Linux/MD RAID Rebuild


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