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Change prompt to MS-DOS one (joke)

Matrix Style
Solves "tr" issues with non C-locales under BSD-like systems (like OS X)

Annoying PROMPT_COMMAND animation
unset PROMPT_COMMAND to disable.

Rename files in batch

Google verbatim search on your terminal
Put it in your ~/.bashrc usage: google word1 word2 word3... google '"this search gets quoted"'

repeat a command every one second
Short method of "while x=0; do foo ; sleep 1 ; done"

How to speedup the Ethernet device
ethtool is used for querying settings of an ethernet device and changing them. In this example I setup 100 Mb/s full duplex on my Linux Box

Populate a folder with symbolic links to files listed in an m3u playlist.
This command will place symbolic links to files listed in an m3u playlist into a specified folder. Useful for uploading playlists to Google Music. prefix = The full path prefix to file entries in your .m3u file, if the file paths are relative. For example, if you have "Music/folder/song.mp3" in your list.m3u, you might want to specify "/home/username" as your prefix. list.m3u = Path to the playlist target_folder = Path to the target folder in which you would like to create symlinks

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View files opened by a program on startup and shutdown
Run this before you run a command in order to see what the command does as it starts. The -c flag is useful here as the PID is unknown before startup. All config files, libraries, logs, ports, etc used by the command as it starts up, (and shuts down) will be captured at 1s intervals and written to a file. Useful for debugging etc.


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