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Parallel mysql dump restore
this command works with one gziped file per table, and restore 4 tables in parallel.

List the CPU model name
Extracts the model name of the CPU and displays it on screen.

Get the next weekday for an 'at' command
Line can be modified as needed. This considers weekdays to be Mon-Fri. If run any working day it'll provide a parameters for the next working day for "at". "beep" provided as a sample command. This can be modified easily to include wait time. If you need something to run "D" days after today: # D=4;if [ $(date +%u --date="${D} days") -lt 5 ];then AT="+${D} days";else AT="next monday";fi; echo "beep" | at noon ${AT}

Random Number Between 1 And 256
It takes a byte from /dev/random whose source is the kernel entropy pool (better source than other solutions).

Reconnect to screen without disconnecting other sessions
Have your screen session running in multiple places. (warning, things start to look weird if the terminal windows have different dimensions)

List open IPv4 connections

positions the mysql slave at a specific master position
say you want to reinitialize the slave database without resetting the master positions. You stop the slave, dump the master database with --master-data=2 then execute the command on the slave and wait for it to stop at the exact position of the dump. reinit the slave db and start the slave. enjoy.

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Analyze awk fields
translate and number lines is simpler and you use tr to choose your delimiter (eg for csv files)

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy


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