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Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Recursively grep thorugh directory for string in file.
-R, -r, --recursive Read all files under each directory, recursively; this is equivalent to the -d recurse option.

Get a regular updated list of zombies
Shows all those processes; useful when building some massively forking script that could lead to zombies when you don't have your waitpid()'s done just right.

Add to Instapaper
Adds URL to Instapaper. Usage: instapaper-add user@example.com 12345 http://www.commandlinefu.com/

Download Apple movie trailers
Copy the link to an HD movie trailer in to this command. It's more eleganant if it's put in a to a script, taking the URL as input.

Mirror a directory structure from websites with an Apache-generated file indexes
wget/curl/friends are not good with mirroring files off websites, especially those with Apache-generated directory listings. These tools endlessly waste time downloading useless index HTML pages. lftp's mirror command does a better job without the mess.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Short one line while loop that outputs parameterized content from one file to another
The above is an example of grabbing only the first column. You can define the start and end points specifically by chacater position using the following command: $ while read l; do echo ${l:10:40}; done < three-column-list.txt > column-c10-c40.txt Of course, it doesn't have to be a column, or extraction, it can be replacement $ while read l; do echo ${l/foo/bar}; done < list-with-foo.txt > list-with-bar.txt Read more about parameter expansion here: http://wiki.bash-hackers.org/syntax/pe Think of this as an alternative to awk or sed for file operations

copy hybrid iso images to USB key for booting from it, progress bar and remaining time are displayed while copying


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