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pip install into current directory without virtualenv
For subsequent commands in the prefixed path: $ PYTHONPATH=$PWD/lib/python*/site-packages ./bin/pip --version

pngcrush all .png files in the directory
Find all pngs in directory structure and pngcrush them, none destructive. You can just remove the "{}.crush" part if you want destructive.

watch snapshots commit in VMware ESX
To monitor .vmdk files during snapshot deletion (commit) on ESX only (ESXi doesn't have the watch command): 1. Navigate to the VM directory containing .vmdk files. # watch "ls -tough --full-time *.vmdk" where: -t sorts by modification time -o do not list group information (to narrow the output) -u sorts by access time -g only here for the purpose to easily remember the created mnemonic word 'tough' -h prints sizes in human readable format (e.g., 1K 234M 2G) --full-time sets the time style to full-iso and does not list user information (to narrow the output) optionally useful parameters to the watch command: -d highlight changes between updates -n seconds to wait between updates (default is 2) -t turn off printing the header

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Watch the progress of 'dd'
The previously-posted one-liner didn't work for me for whatever reason, so I ended up doing this instead.

do 'foo' until it exits successfully, pausing in between crashes
restart a buggy script when it dies. works great for "git svn fetch", which leaks memory like a sieve and eventually dies...making you restart it.

List all symbolic links in current directory
why go through the hard way? use find with -type l

Remove git branches that do not have a remote tracking branch anymore

rotate the compiz cube via command line
0-1279 = desktop 1 region = face 1 1280-2559 = face 2 ==>> wmctrl 1280 = wmctrl (1281,...2559) are all the same for a 1280 monitor resolution math: argument of wmctrl -o = ( DesiredFace * HorizontalResolution - 1)

Print Asterisk phone logs
Prints a log of phonecalls placed from/to an asterisk server, formated into an easily readable table. You can use partial number/queue matches, or use .* to match everything.


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