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Find only *.doc and *xls files on Windows partition
When using regex - there is no need to use -o and 2nd regex.

Play 89.3 @TheCurrent and get system notifications on song changes.
Plays the mp3 stream of The Current as a background job. When you are done run: $ fg %1 then to exit Quite possible with Growl for mac I'd guess, although have not tried. Libnotify needed for notification, stream will still work otherwise

convert a pdf to jpeg
Converts a .pdf to .jpg . should work with jpeg | tiff | png | gif | jp2 | pict | bmp | qtif | psd | sgi | tga

Recursively remove directory with many files quickly
rsync'ing an empty directory over a directory to be deleted recursively is much faster than using rm -rf, for various reasons. Relevant only for directories with really a lot of files.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

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"

Purge configuration files of removed packages on debian based systems
Purge all configuration files of removed packages

Update twitter from command line without reveal your password
Update twitter from commandline, without revealing your password and without having to type it interactively. You 'll need to put a line "machine twitter.com login TWITTERUSER password TWITTERPASS" in $HOME/.netrc and better chmod 600 that file.

mount an iso
mounts an ISO file to a directory on the target file system

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


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