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

A simple X11 tea timer
wrapping the snippet in $( )& puts the whole thing in the background so you don't tie up your login session.

Uniformly correct filenames in a directory
Useful if non-ascii characters in filenames have been improperly encoded. Replace "PROBLEM" with the incorrect characters (e.g. 'é'), and "FIX" with the correct ones (e.g. '?').

Display which distro is installed
Works on nearly all linux distros

Find recursively, from current directory down, files and directories whose names contain single or multiple whitespaces and replace each such occurrence with a single underscore.
Note the g for global in the perl expression; without it, only the first occurrence in the name would be replaced.

Validate date, also a date within a leap year
Important to know: a valid date will return 0, otherwise 1!

Find passwords that has been stored as plain text in NetworkManager

Convert a string to "Title Case"

convert flac to mp3
if you haven't already done so, install lame and flac: sudo apt-get install lame flac

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.


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