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Watch YouTube and other Flash videos via mplayer (or whatever)
Many sites with Flash video players will download video files to /tmp on Linux, with temporary filenames like "FlashbGTHm4". These will often play in mplayer, totem, or other movie playing software. You must first navigate to a video page, let it start loading, and then pause playback.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Show GCC-generated optimization commands when using the "-march=native" or "-mtune=native" switches for compilation.
You can tell GCC to automatically select optimization commands and produce optimized code for the local machine (the one compiling the code), but you can't normally see what switches have been selected and used unless you append a "-v" and pause compilation.

Displaying system temperature
Displaying system temperature your system . shellcode version @ http://inj3ct0r.com/exploits/12554

bash pause command
Just added -sn1 -s = silent -n1 = only one symbol needed to continue after the insert

List only directories, one per line

Rename .JPG to .jpg recursively
Recursively rename .JPG to .jpg using standard find and mv. It's generally better to use a standard tool if doing so is not much more difficult.

Change files case, without modify directories, recursively
Change files case, without modify directories, recursively. ... fucking vfat

Merge files, joining each line in one line
Merge files, joining line by line horizontally. Very useful when you have a lot of files where each line represents an info about an event and you want to join them into a single file where each line has all the info about the same event See the example for a better understanding

cycle through a 256 colour palette
just for fun


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