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Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Set random background image in gnome
Changes your desktop background image in gnome. Update the directory to wherever you keep your wallpapers. I like to create a sub-directory in my Wallpaper folder called "cycle" that I use to define the wallpapers I wish to loop in cron. ex: $ gconftool-2 -t str -s /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename "$(find ~/Wallpapers/cycle -type f | shuf -n1)"

Reset hosed terminal,
stty sane resets the tty to basic usable function. The ^J is a newline -- sometimes CR/LF interpretation is broken so use the ^J explicitly.

Change Gnome wallpaper
You can use this in a script which rotates wallpapers from a directory at each login.

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

Dump bash command history of an active shell user.

vi a remote file
notice the double slash

Every Nth line position # (SED)
sed extract every nth line. Generic is: $ sed -n 'STARTPOSITION,${p;n;*LINE}' foo where n;*LINE = how many lines. thus p;n;n; is "for every 3 lines" and p;n;n;n;n; is "for every 5 lines"

Convert a date to timestamp
Simple way to get a timestamp from a date

Get info on RAM Slots and Max RAM.


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