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Copy files from multiple directories into one directory

rsync over ssh via non-default ssh port
tested on cygwin and Fedora 9 . good to remember for those jobs where you cannot set a site-specific connect option in your ~/.ssh/config file.

Alert visually until any key is pressed

tar the current directory wihtout the absolute path
tars the current directory (and its children) in an archive of the same name (plus ".tar" :)) in the parent directory without the absolute path, so that when the archive is extracted, only the current directory name is created for the path. Assumes bash/zsh.

Happy Days
AFAIR this is the wording ;)

Rescan partitions on a SCSI device
Used this after cloning a disk with dd to make the newly written partitions show up in /dev/

Convert CSV to JSON - Python3 and Bash function
Based / Inspired by malathion's below command http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/20528/convert-csv-to-json Is written for python3 and is very easy to use csv2json *csv will convert all files ending in csv to json eg csv2json file.csv will output a file to file.json Validity of json tested in python3 and below site https://jsonformatter.curiousconcept.com/

Show bash's function definitions you defined in .bash_profile or .bashrc
If you omit the function name, the command will display all definitions

Create a thumbnail from a video file

find an unused unprivileged TCP port
Not really better - just different ;) There's probably a really simple solution out there somewhere...


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