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output stats from a running dd command to see its progress
if you start a large dd and forgot about statistics, but you still wonder what the progress is this command in an OTHER terminal will show you the way. NOTE: the watch command by itself will not output anything NOTE: the kill command will not kill the process

Periodic Log Deletion
deletes logs not modified in over [#] days - modify to compress or move, as needed

Easily run a program in the background without losing output
This function runs a program in the background, and logs all output to an automatically created logfile. That way, you can still get at the output without it clogging up your terminal. Tip: Throw fork() and this: $for prog in firefox kate konqueror ;do alias $prog="fork $prog";done into your bashrc, so that they'll automatically run out of the way.

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List open sockets protocol/address/port/state/PID/program name

Convert (almost) any video file into webm format for online html5 streaming
If you're using the experimental vorbis encoder (homebrew version of libffmpeg)

creeate file named after actual date
Create a file with actual date as filename

Watch memcache traffic
View all memcache traffic

BASH one-liner to get the current week number
Not as cool as the python example, but it still works.

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