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

Stream YouTube URL directly to mplayer
The original doesn't work for me - but this does. I'm guessing that Youtube updated the video page so the original doesn't work.

Do Google search from that command line opening into a new Firefox tab.
Usage: google "[search string]" Example: google "something im searching for" This will launch firefox and execute a google search in a new tab with the provided search string. You must provide the path to your Firefox binary if using cygwin to $ff or create an alias like follows: alias firefox='/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Mozilla Firefox/firefox.exe' Most Linux flavors with Firefox installed will use just ff="firefox" and even OSX.

chmod - change file permissions of a file to be similar of another

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"

List your installed Firefox extensions

Get mouse location (X,Y coordinates)

Create an alias, store it in ~/.bash_aliases and source your new alias into the ~/.bashrc
This is useful if you use a shell with a lot of other users. You will be able to run "topu" to see your running processes instead of the complete 'top -u username'. Read more on alias: http://man.cx/alias

Trace and view network traffic
Trace and view network traffic. I made this far too complicated.. now fixed, thanks zolden.

Pretty Print a simple csv in the command line
Will handle pretty much all types of CSV Files. The ^M character is typed on the command line using Ctrl-V Ctrl-M and can be replaced with any character that does not appear inside the CSV. Tips for simpler CSV files: * If newlines are not placed within a csv cell then you can replace `map(repr, r)` with r


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