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Debug bash shell scripts.
Display commands and their arguments as they are executed. Useful for debugging shell scripts.

Rename files in batch

Console clock
Does the same but without a pipe and a new shell.

Analyse an Apache access log for the most common IP addresses
This uses awk to grab the IP address from each request and then sorts and summarises the top 10.

Compress files found with find
tar options may change ;) c to compress into a tar file, z for gzip (j for bzip) man tar -print0 and -0t are usefull for names with spaces, \, etc.

Change prompt to MS-DOS one (joke)
This one eliminates the additional backslash at the end (which is not necessary)

Alias to securely run X from tty and close that tty afterwards.
There are different ways to run X, I prefer to run it without xdm/gdm. The problem is you can't lock X because one can press Ctrl+Alt+F1, press Ctrl+Z and kill you X locking process. Of course you can disable Ctrl+Alt* or Ctrl+Alt+Backspace keys, but it's inconvinient if you really need to switch into console.

Batch convert files to utf-8
taken from http://blog.ofirpicazo.com/linux/batch-convert-files-to-utf-8/

Cropping a video file in ffmpeg


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