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split large video file
i have a large video file, 500+ MB, so i cant upload it to flickr, so to reduce the size i split it into 2 files. the command shows the splitting for the first file, from 0-4 minutes. ss is start time and t is duration (how long you want the output file to be). credit goes to philc: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=480343 NOTE: when i made the second half of the video, i got a *lot* of lines like this: frame= 0 fps= 0 q=0.0 size= 0kB time=10000000000.00 bitrate= 0.0kbit just be patient, it is working =)

open two files on top of each other in vim (one window, two panes)

Find the package that installed a command

ping a range of IP addresses
nmap accepts a wide variety of addressing notation, multiple targets/ranges, etc.

Get the current svn branch/tag (Good for PS1/PROMPT_COMMAND cases)
Get the svn info, grep for the "URL" of the repository, pull out the tag/branch/trunk, and then just show the helpful/meaningful bit.

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using QPDF
Remove security restrictions from PDF documents using this very simple command on Linux and OSX. You need QPDF installed (http://qpdf.sourceforge.net/) for this to work.

Show a prettified list of nearby wireless APs

Get user's full name in Mac OS X

Stop or Start (Restart) a Windows service from a Linux machine
Control (stop, start, restart) a Windows Service from a Linux machine which has the `net` command (provided by samba).


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