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sqlite3 cmd to extract Firefox bookmarks from places.sqlite
Found this useful query at http://id.motd.org/pivot/entry.php?id=22. The b.parent=2 in the command refers to the bookmarks folder to extract. See the source webpage for additional info.

add the result of a command into vi
':r!ls -l' results in listing the files in the current directory and paste it into vi

Remove comments in XML file
In Redhat, xmlstarlet is called just xml which can be found in xmlstarlet RPM.

Replace spaces in filename
This command will replace spaces in filename with underscore, for all file in directory that contain spaces.

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Convert all files for iPhone with HandbrakeCLI

List all open ports and their owning executables
Particularly useful on OS X where netstat doesn't have -p option.

print multiplication formulas
seq -s ' ' 1 9 | sed -n ':a;p;s/ *\w$//;h;/^$/t;b a;q' | tac | awk '{for(i=1;i

Hide or show Desktop Icons on MacOS
Hides all Files and Folders on the MacOS Desktop. To show files and folders, type "true" instead of "false". "Finder" at the end is case sensitive, "finder" doesn’t work


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